We go places. They have names. What do these names mean though? The Atlas of True Names by cartographers Stephan Hormes and Silke Peust can help you with that, replacing place names with the meaning of place names. California becomes the Land of the Successors, Texas is the Land of Friends, but forget all that. Who’s up for a visit to Illinois, the Land of Those Who Speak Normally?
Atlas of literal place names
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Data Underload #17: Famous Movie Quotes, p. 2
Carpe diem. Seize the data, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
People get married at various ages, but there are definite trends that vary across demographic groups. What do these trends look like?
Marrying Later, Staying Single Longer
Using a century of data, we watch the shift of marital status in the United States.