Super weekend linkdump

Feb 6, 2011

Here are some links for you to accompany your bag of chips, bowl of chili, and plate of wings as you wate for the Super Bowl to start.

Super Bowl FanMap — Who are people picking to win the big game in your area? ESRI is taking votes and mapping them. Packers are far ahead, leading 64 percent to 36. [via]

Where the Streets Have Your Name — See where there are streets named after you. Yeah, you.

d8taplex — A super alpha version of something that looks like a data search engine with graphs.

Top-spending cities for personal care — Active north and sedentary south?

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Where Bars Outnumber Grocery Stores

A closer look at the age old question of where there are more bars than grocery stores, and vice versa.

Reviving the Statistical Atlas of the United States with New Data

Due to budget cuts, there is no plan for an updated atlas. So I recreated the original 1870 Atlas using today’s publicly available data.

Divorce and Occupation

Some jobs tend towards higher divorce rates. Some towards lower. Salary also probably plays a role.

Graphical perception – learn the fundamentals first

Before you dive into the advanced stuff – like just about everything in your life – you have to learn the fundamentals before you know when you can break the rules.