We saw a similar video of boundary development over the centuries before, but I like this one as a contrast to it. The first is really default-looking, whereas this one has a little bit of production value.
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There are rules—usually for specific chart types meant to be read in a specific way—that you shouldn’t break. When they are, everyone loses. This is that small handful.
See what we ate on an average day, for the past several decades.
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.
A closer look at the age old question of where there are more bars than grocery stores, and vice versa.