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Bad Chart Thursday: US Drug Overdose Deaths

We can always count on Twitter to revive old bad charts that should have been left to obscurity, and it’s particularly painful when both the tweeter and the original source …

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Bad Chart Thursday Relationship Status: It’s Complicated

One thing charts of all types have in common is that they depict relationships. Ideally, we can see at a glance the main features of each relationship, and with a …

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Bad Chart Thursday: You Are Not a Special Miracle Because Odds. Sorry.

Today’s chart is actually a few years old, but it occasionally pops up in my various feeds, and the concept behind it is prevalent in multiple mathematically challenged arguments, such …

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Auctions for Science: Last Chance for Gamergate Embroidery #CVG2015

Those of you who lost out in the bidding wars over the last Gamergate embroideries have one more shot. Jac has one more to auction, this one with green thread …

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Final Auctions for Science: Furiosa Belt Crest, Collectibles, Science Art, and More!

This is the last set of auctions to raise money for SkepchickCon, the Skepchick-hosted events at CONvergence, including science activities, demos, salons, panels, and more. You can see the Skepchick …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Misandry, Matriarchy, and More

If misogyny and misandry were forced to make small talk, would they find they have anything in common? Both are gender related, sure. Oh, and they have the same prefix! …

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Auctions for Science: Signed Science Art Prints by Surly Amy and Cosplay Photo Shoot #CVG2015

This week’s auctions are all about STEAM, putting the art into STEM and the STEM into art. All proceeds go toward the many science and art activities, workshops, and salons …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Pie Chart a la Mode

Pie charts are pretty much the most basic charts out there, to make and to read. They also tend to be more visually appealing than other charts, being all round, …

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