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9月 172015
 

I just returned home from an expedition/adventure boat trip to Cuba, and Talk Like a Pirate day is coming up this Saturday - what a combination for an interesting blog! I hope you enjoy a few pictures, and a bit of data analysis on these topics! A couple of weeks ago, […]

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7月 312015
 

In my quest for interesting data to graph, I found some Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) data on US domestic cannabis eradication. Does the data say anything interesting? Read on to find out! ... While doing some searches for other data, I happened across a table on the DEA website titled […]

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7月 102015
 

Bald eagles, the national bird of the United States, came perilously close to becoming extinct here, but are now making a comeback! Let's look at the data with a SAS map! When I was growing up in the 1970s & 80s here in North Carolina, I spent a lot of time […]

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7月 072015
 

As you travel around the world, do you know where English, French, Spanish, and Arabic are spoken? This blog will help you quickly answer that question, with some cool SAS maps! But first, here's a picture of my friend Joy posing beside an interesting sign during one of her international […]

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7月 012015
 

A friend who recently moved to North Carolina from the west coast asked, "What's there to do around here for the July 4th holiday?" So I created a fireworks map, showing the locations of many of the celebrations around the state! Here's a snapshot of my map - click on it to […]

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7月 012015
 

A friend who recently moved to North Carolina from the west coast asked, "What's there to do around here for the July 4th holiday?" So I created a fireworks map, showing the locations of many of the celebrations around the state! Here's a snapshot of my map - click on it to […]

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6月 112015
 

A recent study by Bai & Anderson has found that some hospitals charge 10x (ie, 1000%) higher than the standard rates set by Medicare. Many news agencies have posted the list of the 50 US hospitals that have the highest markup. But I am more visually oriented, so of course I used SAS […]

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6月 102015
 

Have you ever been bitten by a mosquito? What are the odds it carried the West Nile virus? ... Perhaps a lot higher than you thought! Here's a picture of a mosquito that kept 'bugging' me around my computer desk at home - good riddance, I say! The West Nile […]

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