The New York Times maps the reach of the 8.9-magnitude earthquake in Japan. The page will probably be updated as they find out more.
Japanese quake and predicted tsunami wave heights
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.
Think Like a Statistician – Without the Math
I call myself a statistician, because, well, I’m a statistics graduate student. However, the most important things I’ve learned are less formal, but have proven extremely useful when working/playing with data.
People get married at various ages, but there are definite trends that vary across demographic groups. What do these trends look like?