If you’re looking for some data to play with, FiveThirtyEight just made it easier to download their data and code. They’ve been on GitHub, I think from the beginning, but this data page is even more straightforward and to the point.
FiveThirtyEight datasets available for download
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Mapping the Spread of Obesity
A look at the rise for each state over three decades, for men and women.
Americans are Growing Bigger
We keep getting bigger. Watch overweight and obesity rates move up over several decades.
The Relationship Timeline Continues to Stretch
We know that people are marrying later in life, but that’s not the only shift. The whole relationship timeline is stretching.