Here’s something to chew on while you wait for the 2011 slam dunk contest to get a move on already. It’s a score history of all of the dunks from 1984 to 2010, complete with video. From the commentator after Michael Jordan’s first dunk in round 3 in 1988: “I like to call that the Chinese Superman dunk. He goes in slanted.”
History of the dunk contest complete with videos
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Multiple Causes of Death
There’s a 6 percent figure from the CDC that could be easily misinterpreted. Here’s what it means.
Years You Have Left to Live, Probably
The individual data points of life are much less predictable than the average. Here’s a simulation that shows you how much time is left on the clock.