Source: WSJ Archive:

This map timeline shows how the average number of days owners spend in delinquency before being foreclosed on has more than doubled since 2007.

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A clear multi-part description of the recommendations of the National Commission of Fiscal Responsibility and Reform. There are some pretty aggressive changes being proposed. Unfortunately, Congress is unlikely to implement many of them.

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For the first time since the dawn of cable TV, the number of U.S. households paying for TV subscriptions is falling, marking a potential turning point in the TV business.

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See the age of US Congressmen from 1949-today. Would be nice if it somehow marked the incumbents.

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Explore what percentage of revenue at Wall Street firms goes to compensation. Updated with 2010 data.

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From the Economist, a graph of public and private settlements. From the BBC, a map of the settlements and a summary of previous peace talks. note: we posted a (slightly better) WSJ settlement map in Feb.

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Interactive map of banks that have been shut down in 2010. You can also resize markers by metrics such as total deposits, number of branches, or cost to FDIC. The related WSJ article is very depressing to read.

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Interactive ranking of 82 different careers by job satisfaction.

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Completing today’s college related trifecta. Apparently we’re getting better at math and worse at reading, and Asians are good at SATs. Related article(s).

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Interactive timeline of information collected by Google and how it is being used.

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A slick comparison of the routes, elevation, history, and conditions.

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Problems, solutions, and the lowdown on each systemic issue.

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