Remember when you first learned to ride a bike? Well, this experience is something shared by millions of people across the world. Biking is popular from North America to South America and from Europe to Asia. Some cities have been “pedaling” more than others, however. Here is an interactive map that indicates the top biking […]Read more "Top Biking Cities In The World"
In the 2016 Major League Baseball playoffs, fans looked on as Chicago Cubs flamethrower Aroldis Chapman helped the team win its first World Series since 1908. Chapman regularly threw pitches over 100 mph, and he is part of a larger trend across the league. Pitches over 100-mph are being thrown much more often now than […]Read more "Datawrapper Assignment: MLB Pitches Are Getting Faster And Faster"
Football vs. Basketball As a huge football and basketball fan, my interest in these sports doesn’t waver too much throughout the year. Still, I was curious to see what times of year these sports are at their most popular in the United States in terms of search interest. Before looking at the results, I had […]Read more "Google Trends Assignment"
Gov. Pat Quinn talks about MAP grants at DePaul University. (Photo by Josclynn Brandon) Editor’s note: This story was originally posted on Dec. 12, 2012 and is housed at RedLineProject.org By Bob Smith Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul University’s Loop campus on Wednesday to discuss how pension reform is harming the Monetary Award Program (MAP) […]Read more "Practice Story"