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private equity funds closed by fund type (Q1 2015)

Thursday, April 30, 2015


U.S. vehicle miles traveled vs. national projections (1983 - 2017)

Friday, April 24, 2015


For every $1 a public relations specialist made compared reporter earnings (2004 vs. 2013)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015


new vehicle sales in millions by generation (2010 - 2014)


forecasts for fossil fuel and clean energy by type (2010 - 2030)


share of world military expenditures by country (2014)

Monday, April 20, 2015


US-backed VC-based healthcare exits by industry (2010 - Q1 2015)


US-based VC-backed healthcare M&A and IPO activity (2010 - Q1 2015)



number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States (1988 - 2015)


NBA viewership on national television (2010 - 2015)

Sunday, April 19, 2015


transistors made per year vs. price per transitstor (1955 - 2014)

Wednesday, April 15, 2015


adoption of new technology in the U.S. (1900 - 2005)


number of U.S. breweries (1880 - 2015)


top 30 funded start-ups in the collaborative economy (April 2015)


Uber vs. taxi, limo and bus in North America (January 2014 - March 2015)


real minimum wage, real hourly wage of typical worker and productivity (1968 -- 2014)


percent change in jobs: routine vs. non-routine positions (2001 - 2014)

California water conservation results compared to 2013 (June 2014 - February 2015)

Tuesday, April 7, 2015


map of Western United States baseball team fan bases (2015)

Monday, April 6, 2015


periscope vs. meerkat: tweets with links to live streams per day (March 2015)


U.S. private sector employment (2008 - 2014)


how dance music travels worldwide (1800 - 2015)


Etsy's quarterly marketing expense are a % of revenue (Q1 2013 - Q4 2014)

Thursday, April 2, 2015


PE ratio of top 10 Nasdaq companies by market cap (2000 vs. 2015)

Wednesday, April 1, 2015


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