For the map nerds. xkcd says what your favorite map projection says about you. Mercator? “You’re not really into maps.”
What your favorite map projection says about you
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Finding the New Age, for Your Age
You’ve probably heard the lines about how “40 is the new 30” or “30 is the new 20.” What is this based on? I tried to solve the problem using life expectancy data. Your age is the new age.
What are the ingredients that make each cuisine? I looked at 40,000 recipes spanning 20 cuisines and 6,714 ingredients to see what makes food taste different.
Household Types, Then and Now
Here’s how common each household type is and was — and how the makeup compares to a few decades ago.