Data is rarely in the format you want it. Dan Nguyen, for ProPublica, provides a thorough guide on how to scrape data from Flash, HTML, and PDF. [via @JanWillemTulp]
A guide for scraping data
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Cost of College
We know that more education usually equals more income, but as the cost of education continues to rise, the challenge to earn a college degree also increases.
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Most Common Use of Time, By Age and Sex
Typical time use varies by who you talk to. This interactive shows you the differences when you vary age and sex.