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    Bad Chart Thursday: CNN Pot Pie

    We are living in the age of the infographic, and no chart is safe, least of all the ordinary pie chart. Making the chart visually appealing comes first, and clarity comes second . . . if at all. If you’ve got information to display in a pie chart, you can make the chart into any image you like–a doughnut, a…

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    Engineers and Illiterates team up for SCIENCE!

    “When I get down [inside my head]… The marbles start turning and I start seeing shapes and getting a rhythm of things. That’s science to me.” – Steven Tyler Imagine a science experiment where you get to take a bunch of monkeys who do sign language, give them marijuana and ask them to explain science. It’s a pretty amazing scientific…

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