Data Underload

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Seeing How Much We Ate Over the Years

How long will chicken reign supreme? Who wins between lemon and lime? Is nonfat ice cream really ice cream? Does grapefruit ever make a comeback? Find out in these charts.Read More

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Jobs that Marry Together

Find out which jobs most often pair together among married couples.Read More

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Population Growth and Seats Gained

The Census Bureau released state population counts for 2020. Here's how each state gained and lost population and seats.Read More

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Surprise, Less Happiness During Pandemic

Since 1972, the General Social Survey has asked people about their happiness. It never changed much — until 2020 happened.Read More

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Tooth Fairy Exchange Rate

Calculating how much money a kid gets after exchanging all twenty baby teeth. Read More

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Income in Each State, Adjusted for Cost of Living

A dollar might not buy you as much in one state as it does in the other. Read More

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Career Timelines for Every Basketball Player Who Has Played an NBA Game

I was curious who played for a single team over their entire career, who skipped around, and how the patterns changed over the decades. Read More

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Minimum Wage and Cost of Living

We already looked at minimum wage over time, but when it comes to geography and income, you also have to consider the cost of living for a fair comparison. Read More

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How Much Minimum Wage Changed in Each State

Minimum wage has increased over the years, but by how much depends on where you live. Read More

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How Spending Changed for Different Income Groups

I compared spending in 1996 against the most recent spending estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read More

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