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If Literature’s “Complicated Men” Were On Tinder Name: Holden CaulfieldAge: 19Occupation: “Jobs” are for phonies who “care” about phony stuff like “bills” and “food”About Holden: Only looking for casual dating, because everyone’s a phony except for me (obviously). Sidebar, I’m not totally sure that “phony” means what I think it means. Name: Heathcliff Age: Literally no idea.Occupation: Mergers (with my enemies’ families) and acquisitions (of their wealth and happiness).About Heathcliff: Spent a long time cultivating that #RevengeBody and also #RevengeWealth, but now I’m looking for a nice, gullible girl to settle down with, preferably one who just happens to be related to my enemy, who also just happens to be married to my childhood friend. You know, for normal, totally not nefarious reasons.

FoamTree: addictively interactive Voronoi treemap What are the requirements of FoamTree? FoamTree requires JavaScript and HTML5 canvas support. It will work on any major browser, including Chrome, Firefox, IE10+, Edge and Safari. Will FoamTree run on mobile devices? Animated drawings by Maori Sakai Maori Sakai is a freelance illustrator and graphic artist based in Tokyo, Japan. Her animated drawings revolve around the weather, flowers and the everyday while they are so neat and whimsical. Many of her animations make a perfect moving greeting card for our loved ones. Who’d like to see more of Maori Sakai’s works can view them on her Tumblr. All images © Maori Sakai Why does a drop of water make whisky taste better? Asked by: Gus Mitchell, Hemel Hempstead Whisky is predominantly water and ethanol. One end of the ethanol molecule is hydrophilic (water-loving) and the other hydrophobic (water-hating). As a result, the ethanol tends to form a thin layer at the surface of the whisky, with the hydrophobic ends pointing up into the air. Elsewhere in the tipple, it clumps together, forming a so-called micelle, with the hydrophilic ends shielding the other parts of the molecule from the water. Many of the flavours in whisky dissolve better in ethanol, and therefore get locked away in the micelles.

Free Sankey Diagrams <svg id="sankey_svg" height="600" width="600" xmlns=" version="1.1"><title>Your Diagram Title</title><! Copy the code above to embed your diagram. Save it in a “.svg” file to edit it in another application. Tricking and treating has a history Over the past few decades, Halloween celebrations have gained in popularity, not only with children and families, but with all those fascinated with the spooky and scary. As a scholar of myth and religion in popular culture, I look at Halloween with particular interest – especially the ways in which today’s Halloween tradition came to evolve. A pre-Christian tradition Many practices associated with Halloween have origins in the pre-Christian, or pagan, religion of the Celts, the original inhabitants of the British Isles, as well as parts of France and Spain. The Celts held a feast called Samhain – a celebration of the harvest, the end of summer and the turn of the year. Samhain was separated by six months from Beltane, an observance of the beginning of summer, which took place on May 1 and is now known as May Day.

50 Great Examples of Data Visualization Wrapping your brain around data online can be challenging, especially when dealing with huge volumes of information. And trying to find related content can also be difficult, depending on what data you’re looking for. But data visualizations can make all of that much easier, allowing you to see the concepts that you’re learning about in a more interesting, and often more useful manner. Below are 50 of the best data visualizations and tools for creating your own visualizations out there, covering everything from Digg activity to network connectivity to what’s currently happening on Twitter.

Visualising Data » Resources Here is a collection of some of the most important, effective, useful and practical data visualisation tools. The content covers the many different resources used to create and publish visualisations, tools for working with colour, packages for handling data, places to obtain data, the most influential books and educational programmes and qualifications in visualisation itself. * Please note there are another 40-50 items to add to these collections but they are going to be saved for now and launched alongside the new version of this website around April * Data and visualisation tools