The final Harry Potter film made $1,328,111,219 in 2011. The final Lord of the Rings film made $1,119,929,521 in 2003. Use WolframAlpha to adjust these figures for inflation. Which film had the higher gross, adjusted for inflation?
From http://dailyinfographic.com: 1. Look at the list of top states. What is not accounted for that should be? 2. There were 1.4 million DUI arrests in 2010. There were 310 million people in the U.S. in 2010. 1.4 / 310 = .0045, or about 4.5 out of 1,000. Does this mean 4.5 out of 1,000 […]
Look at the infographic here: Carbon FootPrint [LARGE VERSION] Questions: 0. Junk Charts Trifecta: What issue is the chart addressing? What does the chart say? What does the data say? (Are they in alignment?) 1. Who is the biggest polluter in raw terms? 2. Who is the biggest polluter per capita? 3. In understanding which […]
Here’s a *Based on price of small draft beer. Data from 2011 survey. 1. Are there any problems of definition here? 2. What are some things you might want to take into account when comparing beer prices in these ballparks?