Humor Archive:

Amusing. Apparently Denver fans gave up watching before Seattle fans did. (Note: the image below is linked to an Imgur picture. The link to the article on PornHub is here.)

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The below is a pretty fabulous interactive chart of how porn usage is affected by global events:

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And how the 2013-14 winter’s Polar Vortex temperatures have affected Porn usage:

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Some entertaining, creative, and borderline obsessive work over at FlowingData creating charts illustrating the top 100 memorable movie quotes (as identified by the AFI).

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Yeah. Pretty much.

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In honor of the 150th anniversary of an awesome speech, here’s the powerpoint version by Peter Novig:

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The making of.

I like it, but perhaps even the parodies are getting tedious at this point.

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I receive dozens of these on a daily basis – almost all absent interesting content or useful information. xkcd sums it up:

Tall Infographics

Economics

In: Humor

23 Sep 2013

The accuracy of this is discussed over at Economist Do It With Models.

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Alphadesigner continues to take satirical mapping to a new level, with several dozen maps of stereotypes, from many different perspectives, updated regularly.world-according-to-the-united-states-of-americaeurope-according-to-britain

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Accurate?

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Geek Productivity

In: Culture Humor

29 Apr 2013

Pretty accurate. Some people just don’t understand that performing at a high level requires some rest periods in between the productivity. Or maybe we really are just lazy – I can’t say for sure.

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OK, this isn’t a chart. But it is an incredibly well designed and hilarious rap video about economic theory.  Images and methods are are powerful communication tools. Check out EconStories for more music videos and mini-documentaries.

Note: Safe for work (no dirty pictures or obscenity).

John Millward analyzed meta data from the Internet Adult Film Database and came up with some interesting findings. Apparently. the average female porn star is 5’5″ tall, weighs 117lbs, has B-cup breasts, starts when they are 22 and has a 3 year career.

Hair color, against stereotype, is not dominated by blondes:
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Race matches closely with the general population:
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Birthplaces:
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Most common names:
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There are other findings, but even a blog named ChartPorn has some limits – so if you want to see them, head over to the original article.


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