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  • August 17 2015, 5:32 PM

Parents keep naming their babies after 'Game of Thrones' characters

Parents keep naming their babies after 'Game of Thrones' characters

Can baby say Daenerys?

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  • August 17 2015, 11:50 AM

Half of young British people don't identify as straight

Half of young British people don't identify as straight

1 in 2 young people in the UK are not 100% heterosexual.

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  • August 10 2015, 5:29 PM

Shutterstock created a chart documenting 'Star Wars' impact on film and television

Shutterstock created a chart documenting 'Star Wars' impact on film and television

The collaborators looked at elements in the Star Wars Universe to see where characters like Princess Leia, Chewbacca and C-3PO would find their spiritual descendants.

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  • August 7 2015, 4:01 PM

This map shows Manhattan's lack of affordable neighborhoods

This map shows Manhattan's lack of affordable neighborhoods

While Manhattan's average residence is more expensive than it's ever been, some neighborhoods are getting cheaper with time.

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  • August 4 2015, 1:08 PM

Role reversal: Chinese textile producers are outsourcing manufacturing to US

Role reversal: Chinese textile producers are outsourcing manufacturing to US

Worker's wages are still higher in the US than they are in China, but in the US, Chinese companies benefit from subsidized cotton, tax breaks, and cheaper energy.

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  • July 29 2015, 3:57 PM

New site Bern Rate monitors how many people #feelthebern

New site Bern Rate monitors how many people #feelthebern

#feelthebern

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  • July 28 2015, 11:25 AM

More rich, educated people drink booze

More rich, educated people drink booze

More wealthy and educated Americans drink alcohol than do Americans with less money and less education, according to a recent poll.

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  • July 24 2015, 11:55 AM

Americans perceive race relations as worse now than after Obama's election

Americans perceive race relations as worse now than after Obama's election

When asked whether they believe if race relations are generally bad, six out of ten respondents said yes, and four out of ten believe they are getting worse.

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  • July 23 2015, 9:27 AM

Teen pregnancy is at an all-time low in the United States, but still higher than in other countries

Teen pregnancy is at an all-time low in the United States, but still higher than in other countries

A body of new research indicates that teen pregnancy rates are significantly lower than previously studied generations.

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  • July 21 2015, 5:32 PM

How much is a beer at every Major League Baseball Stadium in 2015?

How much is a beer at every Major League Baseball Stadium in 2015?

Boy, Red Sox fans have it the worst.

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  • July 17 2015, 3:12 PM

The war on drugs accounts for 89% of US government wiretaps

The war on drugs accounts for 89% of US government wiretaps

Out of 3,554 wiretaps in the United States in 2014, a full 89% were for narcotics cases.

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  • July 13 2015, 1:31 PM

Most UK students are too optimistic about finding a job and will be sorely disappointed, study finds

Most UK students are too optimistic about finding a job and will be sorely disappointed, study finds

Over half of UK college graduates are currently working in a job that they believe does not even require a degree.

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  • July 8 2015, 5:19 PM

Pornhub reveals millenials finish the fastest, search for hentai more, and are horniest on Mondays

Pornhub reveals millenials finish the fastest, search for hentai more, and are horniest on Mondays

Pornhub collects the best data ever, and this time, they've published a study on the habits of millenials. That's right, you (most likely.)

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  • July 8 2015, 4:31 PM

Dad bod, deconstructed

Dad bod, deconstructed

A chart showing six different male bodies with the same BMI illustrates how misleading the Body Weight Index can be.

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  • July 6 2015, 1:57 PM

Eating meat is worse for our planet than grilling it

Eating meat is worse for our planet than grilling it

Burgers and dogs and carbon emissions, oh my!

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  • June 30 2015, 4:41 PM

Mentally ill victims of deadly police shootings

Mentally ill victims of deadly police shootings

This year in the US, police have shot and killed 123 people in the midst of a mental or emotional crises.

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  • June 18 2015, 3:40 PM

It now takes twice as much time to get hired if you are unemployed

It now takes twice as much time to get hired if you are unemployed

It’s true, it’s not just you, so maybe your mom or your roommate can just chill.

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  • June 17 2015, 12:45 PM

You are more likely to be killed by hornets than sharks this summer

You are more likely to be killed by hornets than sharks this summer

According to this chart, dogs, hornets and bees are much more likely to kill you this summer than sharks or bears.

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  • June 15 2015, 4:34 PM

Asia just beat Europe in private wealth for 2014

Asia just beat Europe in private wealth for 2014

The Boston Consulting Group has just revealed that the Asia-Pacific region has officially topped Europe in wealth for the year 2014.

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  • June 10 2015, 2:49 PM

Here are the most popular cars in hip-hop

Here are the most popular cars in hip-hop

Ever wondered what the most popular ride in hip-hop is? Wonder no more. You can thank MC Big Data for running the numbers.

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  • June 8 2015, 11:37 AM

US and UK DGAF about climate change, YOLO?

US and UK DGAF about climate change, YOLO?

A YouGov survey 15 countries across four countries were canvassed about their attitudes regarding climate change.

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  • June 3 2015, 12:10 PM

What the richest 1% make in 25 different countries

What the richest 1% make in 25 different countries

Where do the richest of the rich live? Apparently Switzerland and Australia.

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  • June 1 2015, 1:21 PM

Check out humanity's daily media consumption habits

Check out humanity's daily media consumption habits

How many hours a day do we watch tv? How many hours a day do we browse the internet (for... streaming tv)?

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  • May 28 2015, 11:10 AM

Qatar World Cup death toll is staggering

Qatar World Cup death toll is staggering

This chart compares the number of deaths of construction workers involved in the last four Olympics and two World Cups to the staggering and ongoing death toll in Qatar.

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  • May 12 2015, 12:09 PM

Spotify says having kids ages your taste in music

Spotify says having kids ages your taste in music

Data from Spotify confirms that the older you get, the less "with it" you are. Having a child roughly ages your listening habits by about four years.

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  • May 1 2015, 1:49 PM

See every Avengers lineup in one place

See every Avengers lineup in one place

Avengers assemble!

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  • April 27 2015, 12:09 PM

Gawker likes "dog," Buzzfeed likes "cat" and other statistical data

Gawker likes "dog," Buzzfeed likes "cat" and other statistical data

Internet theorist Paul Ford used Bing to search 54 websites for the frequency of the words "dog" vs. "cat", "man" vs. "woman", and "penis" vs. "vagina."