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This is an American Workday, By Occupation

I simulated a day for employed Americans to see when and where they work.

The Changing American Diet

See what we ate on an average day, for the past several decades.

Watching the growth of Walmart – now with 100% more Sam’s Club

The ever so popular Walmart growth map gets an update, and yes, it still looks like a wildfire. Sam’s Club follows soon after, although not nearly as vigorously.

A Day in the Life of Americans

I wanted to see how daily patterns emerge at the individual level and how a person’s entire day plays out. So I simulated 1,000 of them.