The Atlantic interviewed Dr. Demetrios Matsakis, Chief Scientist for Time Services at the US Naval Observatory about where time comes from, the precision required and how they obtain it, and why we need such precision. Five seconds into it, my wife commented, “That sounds nerdy.” That’s how you know it’s gonna be good.
Where time comes from
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Data Underload #13 – Corned Beef Recipe
For as far back as I can remember, I’ve always had corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick’s Day, or at least on the week of.
Mapping the Most Common Races
Select one or more races for a quick comparison. Counties are colored by the most prevalent.
Shifting Incomes for American Jobs
For various occupations, the difference between the person who makes the most and the one who makes the least can be significant.