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"Hot Crazy Matrix - A Man’s Guide to Women" may be a little bit sexist, but a very entertaining presentation on dating…

Should You Trust That Doctor? Use this handy infographic to decide (via ilovecharts)

Should You Trust That Doctor? Use this handy infographic to decide (via ilovecharts)

Yelp recently opened up DataViz on their platform for local searches, which might help future restauranteurs spot unmet demand in their local market. See for yourself here.
via brewnoob:

Charting a decade of interest in “craft beer” in NYC via Yelp searches!

Yelp recently opened up DataViz on their platform for local searches, which might help future restauranteurs spot unmet demand in their local market. See for yourself here.

via brewnoob:

Charting a decade of interest in “craft beer” in NYC via Yelp searches!

Comparing athletes by height and wight across different sports

Comparing athletes by height and wight across different sports

And Just Like That, Facebook Became the Most Important Entity in Web Journalism
via theatlantic:



The graph above tells maybe the most interesting—and definitely the most surprising—story of the past year of digital media. 
It shows two years of referrals from Facebook and Google to the Buzzfeed Partner Network, a collection of websites (including this one!) that share their traffic stats with Buzzfeed. It quantifies what so many publishers have experienced: a massive surge of traffic from Facebook, unparalleled in its regular, day-after-day size and scope.
Read more. [Image via Recode]

And Just Like That, Facebook Became the Most Important Entity in Web Journalism

via theatlantic:

The graph above tells maybe the most interesting—and definitely the most surprising—story of the past year of digital media. 

It shows two years of referrals from Facebook and Google to the Buzzfeed Partner Network, a collection of websites (including this one!) that share their traffic stats with Buzzfeed. It quantifies what so many publishers have experienced: a massive surge of traffic from Facebook, unparalleled in its regular, day-after-day size and scope.

Read more. [Image via Recode]

Charting the Events season using TV ratings

Percentage of households with televisions in use that were tuned to:

Source: NYTimes, using Nielsen data.

Fox has a history of misleading graphics, but this one is really skewed towards their anti-government program biases. Charts this bad don’t happen by accident. 
via mediamattersforamerica:

Let’s break down everything that is wrong with this.
The chart uses a shortened y-axis to make the number of people on welfare look 5 times as large as the number of people with jobs. 108.6 is not five times bigger than 101.7. 


The figure for the “people on welfare” includes anyone in a household where one member participated in a means-tested program. The figure for people with a full-time job is only individuals who worked. 
Many people who receive federal benefits also work—6.4 million households where someone works also receive food stamps, for example. 

Fox has a history of misleading graphics, but this one is really skewed towards their anti-government program biases. Charts this bad don’t happen by accident. 

via mediamattersforamerica:

Let’s break down everything that is wrong with this.

  1. The chart uses a shortened y-axis to make the number of people on welfare look 5 times as large as the number of people with jobs. 108.6 is not five times bigger than 101.7. 
  2. The figure for the “people on welfare” includes anyone in a household where one member participated in a means-tested program. The figure for people with a full-time job is only individuals who worked. 
  3. Many people who receive federal benefits also work—6.4 million households where someone works also receive food stamps, for example.