Readers: For those of you who have visited my blog before, you know that I love antique or vintage maps. I recently perused the Persuasive Maps: PJ Mode Collection at Cornell University Library. Here are 10 really cool maps I found in the collection related to America. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. Best […]

Readers: Next year, the Super Bowl will be held here in Glendale, Arizona at the Arizona Cardinals Stadium. Here is an infographic from The East Valley Tribune that discusses the many amazing features of the stadium, including the first fully retractable natural grass playing surface built in the United States. See you on the sidelines. Best […]

Year two of Texas A&M’s Johnny Football started a bit late, but it was still pretty great. Johnny Manziel was suspended for the first half of the game against Rice, but he still finished 6-of-8 for 94 yards and three touchdowns. He also added 19 rushing yards. O.K., so I am a little biased. I did […]

Steve Wexler Steve Wexler publishes the blog Data Revelations ( http://www.datarevelations.com ). He is a Certified Tableau Trainer who has developed thousands of interactive data visualizations.  As Director of Research and Emerging Technologies for The eLearning Guild, Steve designed, developed, and managed the world’s largest e-Learning data collection and analysis laboratory.  As Director of Research Systems for […]

Thirty years ago, on July 23rd, 1983, I ate the 72 oz Steak at The Big Texan in Amarillo, Texas. There have only been about 4,800 people who have ever been able to do this feat and I thought I would use today’s blog to tell you my personal story about this. After all, us […]