I have not yet achieved that elusive zero-byte graphics program, but I do believe that bulk, in programming or in writing, can sometimes be an inverse measure of clarity and thought. Users dislike “bloatware” not only because it is a pig that wastes their computers’ resources but also because they know it usually reflects design-by-committee and sloppy thinking.Leland Wilkinson. The Grammar of Graphics. 2005.
Leland Wilkinson on Bloatware
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How Much Alcohol Americans Drink
Most people have one or two drinks on average, but some consume much more.
When Straight Americans Lost Their Virginity
Everyone has his or her own timeline, but here it is in general for Americans.
The Most Gender-Switched Names in US History
We use some names mostly for boys and some mostly for girls, but then there is a small percentage that, over time, switched from one gender to another. Which names made the biggest switch?