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Counting baseball cliches

Counting baseball cliches
Ellen Ellen 31 August, 2018
Post-game sports interviews tend to sound similar. And when you do say something out of pattern, the talk shows and the social media examine every word to find hidden meaning. It’s no wonder athletes talk in cliches. The Washington Post, using natural l...
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Weighing the risk of moderate alcohol consumption

Weighing the risk of moderate alcohol consumption
Ellen Ellen 24 August, 2018
A research study on mortality and alcohol consumption is making the rounds. Its main conclusion is that all alcohol consumption is bad for you, because of increased risk. David Spiegelhalter, the chair of the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communic...
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World cup play activity visualized like wind maps

World cup play activity visualized like wind maps
Jetcy Jetcy 20 August, 2018
A fun experiment by Neil Charles that used the aesthetics of wind maps to represent World Cup 2018 play activity: It looks like the familiar shape of an average football game, with the bulk of the play happening out wide and then converging onto the op...
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✚ detailed intentions of a map, when everything leads to nothing, designing for misinterpretations

✚ detailed intentions of a map, when everything leads to nothing, designing for misinterpretations
Sharper Sharper 18 August, 2018
The New York Times published an election map. A lot of people did not like the map, arguing that it was an inaccurate representation. Those who did like the map argued that one must consider intent before throwing a map to the flames. What happens whe...
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