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What are the ingredients that make each cuisine? I looked at 40,000 recipes spanning 20 cuisines and 6,714 ingredients to see what makes food taste different. Read More
After seeing a 1950s physical visualization, I wondered if I could follow a similar process using modern techniques. Read More
Instead of looking at only the most common job in each state, I found the top five for a slightly wider view. You still see the nationally popular occupations — drivers, cashiers, and retail workers — but after the first row, you see more regional and state-specific jobs. The sore thumb in this picture is Washington, D.C., whose top five ordered by rank was lawyers, management analysts, administrative assistants, janitors,...
If parenthood has taught me anything, it’s that when your kid’s toy needs a battery, you will not have the right size. This is a simple fact of life. In the most recent challenge to this pillar of truth, a Gekko toy (from the show PJ Masks, obviously) needed a button cell battery. I dug into my battery drawer — a reflection of toys past — naively thinking that I...
It's in the details of 100,000 moments. I analyzed the crowd-sourced corpus to see what brought the most smiles. Read More
Facebook took the biggest hit in the past three years. Snapchat and Instagram got more likes. Read More
Wow your friends during the game with random win percentages, based on various player stats. Read More
For a second, let's imagine that everyone with a immigrants in their family tree left the country. Read More