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SOPA / PIPA

January 18, 2012
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SOPA / PIPA

Graph of the Week is blacked out today (January 18, 2012) to join in the online protest to the SOPA and PIPA bills.Helpful links:http://blog.reddit.com/2012/01/technical-examination-of-sopa-and.htmlhttp://yro.slashdot.org/story/12/01/18/0834219/ask-sla...

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Annual Average Retail Gas Prices (adjusted for inflation) – United States

January 11, 2012
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Annual Average Retail Gas Prices (adjusted for inflation) – United States

Description:Annual retail gas prices since 1950, split by Leaded and Unleaded and adjusted for inflation.Data:http://www.eia.gov/totalenergy/data/annual/index.cfmAnalysis:Gas prices have spiked sharply twice since 1949.  Even though $3 per gallon ...

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MLB Year by Year Total Annual Payroll

January 4, 2012
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MLB Year by Year Total Annual Payroll

Description:Year by year total annual payroll for Major League Baseball.Data: http://www.nsf.gov/about/congress/112/highlights/cu11_0523.jsphttp://www.baseball-databank.org/Analysis:The entire yearly budget for the National Science Foundation is c...

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Top Grossing Movies by Year (U.S.)

December 28, 2011
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Top Grossing Movies by Year (U.S.)

Description:Top grossing movie year by year, adjusted for inflation.Data:http://thenumbers.comAnalysis:This is a bit of an odd chart.  It only shows the total gross of the highest grossing movie for each year.  When adjusted for inflation, 'G...

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ASU Tuition by Academic Year

December 22, 2011
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ASU Tuition by Academic Year

Description:Arizona State University tuition fees from 1987-2011.Data:https://azregents.asu.edu/ABOR%20Reports/TUITION%20HISTORY.pdfAnalysis:It has been suggested that the 'cost' of tuition has remained the same throughout the years, yet the 'price' of...

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