One of best ways to learn visualization in any given software is to look at examples and apply to your own data. The R graph gallery helps you with the first part providing plenty of examples and the code snippets to make them. It’s still relatively new, but it should prove useful as it grows (hopefully). [via Revolutions]
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NBA Players Traded, Historical Percentages
It seems like there’s been more player movement than usual over the years. Didn’t players used to play on a single team for the entirety of their careers?
Guessing Names Based on What They Start With
I’m terrible at names, but maybe data can help. Put in your sex, the decade when you were born, and start putting in your name. I’ll try to guess before you’re done.
Where Bars Outnumber Grocery Stores
A closer look at the age old question of where there are more bars than grocery stores, and vice versa.