We just had the big July 4th holiday weekend here in the US. And as with many holidays, there was a lot of drinking. Which got me thinking/wondering ... which counties do not allow alcohol to be sold (ie, which counties are 'dry')? And it seemed like a question that
Data analysis can be used for many things ... how about finding other beers you might like, so you don't keep drinking the same old brand every time? Hang on tight - I think we're about to make a beer run! I recently read an interesting article on the Flowingdata website,
I’m a productivity junkie! Living in a culture where productivity is highly valued, cutting corners on sleep is often a life survival skill. We’ve been trained to function this way (at least in the US) for over 50 years. As a result, being tired and fatigued is the status quo
I recently returned from my annual family beach vacation. It’s my family and my husband’s family, so around 35 or 40 of us in all. As you can imagine, there is a lot of beach time, huge dinners, and a lot of drinking.
I saw an interesting graph on dadaviz.com that claimed Italians had gone from drinking twice as much as Americans in 1970, to less than Americans in recent years. The data analyst in me just had to "independently verify" this factoid ... But before I get into the technical part of this
The BACtrack mobile breathalyzer company recently published a report purporting that "most alcohol consumed during winter months." I wondered if the data would tell the same story, after a slightly different interrogation ... Here's a portion of BACtrack's calendar chart of BAC levels (click it to see the full-size version). They
Since mead is becoming popular in movies (such as Thor and The Hobbit), and even as an emerging industry in real life ... what better example to use for some SAS graphs! And who knows - this might even turn you into a mead drinker! But first, to get you in the