What do people pawn, how much money do they get and what are the regional differences in pawning behavior.
Is it fair to wear shoes that make can make you 4% faster?
We all know Apple's iPhone X is expensive, but how much of your life are you giving up when you fork over hundreds of dollars for that shiny new smartphone? It depends on where you live.
The difference is staggering.
Over time, we can see that the average floor area has been steadily increasing over time. Every passing year, according to the linear regression equation on the chart, will yield a 18.5 square feet increase in the average floor area.
In America, average income has been basically flat for five decades as economic gains increasingly go to a tiny minority at the top of the income bracket. But American wage stagnation is only a small part of a larger global story.
We know how highly-overpaid CEO positions can be, but here's a map that shows the companies that pay the most to its average employees.
We all know San Francisco rents are insanely high by national standards. Well, it turns out they're mind-bogglingly out of control by global standards.
62 years ago, there was no interstate highway at all. Now, the system covers nearly 50,000 miles in the US.
We love math and we love popcorn. So if you put them together, you'll find no salt on our end.
How "gayborhoods" in 15 major American cities are divided by gender.
In the #MeToo era, most of us are hopefully aware that we should not kiss our coworkers unless we are fully, totally sure they want us to kiss them. "The Office" definitely took place pre-#MeToo.
Floyd Mayweather takes the cake, but his pay is different from other highly-paid athletes in a significant way.
When you look at income growth rate, the picture suddenly seems less rosy for places in New York and the Bay Area.
We would absolutely watch a tournament of 1-on-1 matches among all these composite men.
Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: Wario is number one, there are too many push notifications and it's okay to not like your partner's tweets.
We asked more than 1,600 men whether #MeToo changed their thinking on masculinity.
My "Mario Kart" reflexes aren't what they used to be, but I am better at data science than I was as a fourth grader, so in this post I'll use data to finally answer the question "Who is the best character in 'Mario Kart'?"
You should start a tech company.
Let's all make a pact to go to sleep an hour earlier. Odds are we won't miss anything important.
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