Peak Non-Creepy Dating Pool

The percentage of people who are single declines with age. However, based on the “half-your-age-plus-seven” rule, the range of people you can date expands. Combine that with population counts and demographics, and you can find when your non-creepy dating pool peaks.

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Working with Map Projections and Shapefiles in R

No need to settle for the mapping defaults in R. Apply map projections to show geographic data in a way most suitable for your work.

How to Make Line Charts in Python, with Pandas and Matplotlib

The chart type can be used to show patterns over time and relationships between variables. This is a comprehensive introduction to making them using two common libraries.

How to Make an Animated Donut Chart in R

There are “better” ways to show proportions over time, but sometimes you just want an animated donut.

How to Make a Multi-Series Dot Plot in Excel

Easily compare multiple categories and spot differences between two or more series.

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Counting Happiness and Where it Comes From

Researchers asked 10,000 participants to list ten things that recently made them happy. I counted and connected the dots.

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.

How People Like You Spend Their Time

Looking at American time use for various combinations of sex, age, and employment status, on weekdays and weekends.

How the American Work Day Changed in 15 Years

The American Time Use Survey recently released results for 2018. That makes 15 years of data. What’s different? What’s the same?