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Introducing Exploratory Desktop — UI for R<p><b>dplyr</b> is amazing. I immediately fell in love with it when I encountered for the first time because each …

Data Science

The 7 Best Data Science and Machine Learning Podcasts

Learn the basics and keep up with the latest news in data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence by listening to these great …

15 bizarre sex facts actually endorsed by science

When researchers try to decode the strange science of sex, the results can be pretty surprising.<p>1. Dog owners have more sex than cat owners<p>Dog owners …

Lessons from the precarious life of my spruce tree

From the teenagers’ perspective, the grown-up trees presented a future that was as stultifying as it was interminable. Nothing but 50, 80, maybe 100 …

The world’s flags, in 7 charts

The graphics below categorize the flags of the world in fascinating ways — by color, age and design. Created by Ferdio, a design agency that makes infographics, they will show you everything you wanted to know about flags, and maybe more. You can click on the graphics to enlarge them.<p><b>1. Most of the</b> …

Data Visualization

The Science of Why You Do Your Best Thinking While Walking

Science explains why so many of history's great thinkers have been obsessive walkers.<p>Charles Darwin, Friedrich Nietzsche, William Wordsworth, even Aristotle: The list of great minds that were also obsessive walkers is long. Why is the connection between wandering feet and a productive brain so …

12 Inspiring Women In Data Science, Big Data

Women make up half the population, yet it's been well documented that they don't come close to parity in STEM fields. Could the rise of big data and …

Business Technology

Inequality linked to large, growing gap in lifespans: In unprecedented detail, lifespan gap shown to be large and growing rapidly

In unprecedented detail, lifespan gap shown to be large and growing rapidly<p>Poverty in the United States is often associated with deprivation, in …

How You'll Probably Die, Visualized

Ever wondered how things might come to an end? This chart visualizes the nation’s cause-of-death data from the Centers for Disease Control and …

15 science-backed tricks to instantly seem smart

But that doesn't mean anyone can't <i>appear</i> to look more intelligent than they actually may be.<p>In fact, there are plenty of science-backed ways to convince others that you're a modern-day Einstein as soon as you meet them.<p>We rounded up 15 of them so you can impress your boss and buddies with your …