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Data Underload #24 – My Candy

One pound for them. Nine pounds for you. Happy Halloween. Watch out for flaming bags of dog poo on your doorstep.…

Unemployment rates over this past year

I took a look at unemployment rates about a year ago, and I got to wondering if it's changed at all over the past year.…

FlowingData book in the works

You read that right. There's going to be a FlowingData book, published by the fine folks at Wiley. With all the books out there about…

Exploring the Reach of Firefox

Once every blue moon I like to freelance as a short break from school work, and a few months back I got an email from…

Do Movie Sequels Live Up to Their Originals?

The third installment of Pixar's Toy Story is making a killing at the box office (rightfully so, because it's Pixar-tastic), but not all trilogies have…

Data Underload #21: Exit Strategy

If my wife, the physician, has taught me anything, it's that everything that has to do with the human body has a medical term or…

Data Underload: One Thousand Posts

On June 25, 2007 I published the first FlowingData post. Today, here is the one thousandth. I asked what I should do for this special…

Data Underload #19: First Date vs. Reality TV First Date

Want more? Catch other Data Underloads.…

Data Underload #18 – Sleep Schedule

According to WebMD, for 1- to 4-week-olds: "Since newborns do not yet have an internal biological clock, or circadian rhythm, their sleep patterns are not…

Data Underload #17: Famous Movie Quotes, p. 2

Carpe diem. Seize the data, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.…

Watching the growth of Walmart – now with 100% more Sam’s Club

The ever so popular Walmart growth map gets an update, and yes, it still looks like a wildfire. Sam's Club follows soon after, although not nearly as vigorously.

Data Underload #16 – What’s that smell?

It's all fun and games until someone gets hurt.…

Data Underload #15 – Life Simile

You never know what you gonna get. Life is also known to be like: a box of crayons, a park, a taxi, the surf, falling…

Data Underload #14 – Popeil Pitch

As corny as the Ronco infomercials are, you can't help but stop and watch late at night. It's all about the "set it, and forget…

Data Underload #13 – Corned Beef Recipe

For as far back as I can remember, I've always had corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick's Day, or at least on the week of.

World Progress Report is available – plus free College High

In case you missed your chance last time, I've got some good news for you.

Data Underload #12 – Famous Movie Quotes

Here's looking at you, data point.

Data Underload #11 – American Hockey

American interest in hockey went from practically zero to near Canadian status.

Data Underload #10 – Daily Crossword

Working towards the ultimate Sunday crossword.

Data Underload #9 – Big Graphic Blueprint

Go big or go home.

Data Underload #8 – Unsolicited

A few months back, the Caltrans Performance Measurement System (PeMS) opened up a brand spanking new forum where people could discuss how they used the…

Data Underload #7 – No Worries

Your age versus how much you worry.