The strange science of Francis Galton – Inspired by his cousin Charles Darwin’s work, he created the statistical concept of regression and correlation, but he was one crazy dude. Also invented the term eugenics and coined the phrase nature versus nurture.
Flickr Flow – Wattenberg and Viegas explore the colors of the seasons through Flickr pics. [thx, abigail]
Wild Bill Bunge – A look at the pioneering work of influential cartographer, William Wheeler Bunge, Jr., the anti-academic. [thx, chris]
C-SPAN Video Library – 160,000 hours of unadulterated C-SPAN video, “like being able to Google political history.” [thx, jesse]
speaking of the weekend, there’s a silly ‘infographic’ in today’s Sheldon cartoon: