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Fair Warning - Hamsters, climate footprints, and a white Christmas

Hello! I had forgotten how boozy the festive season - AKA the entirety of December - can be, which is
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Fair Warning - Hamsters, climate footprints, and a white Christmas
By Sophie Warnes • Issue #66 • View online
Hello! I had forgotten how boozy the festive season - AKA the entirety of December - can be, which is why there hasn’t been a Fair Warning for a couple of weeks, and also why this is the last newsletter of the year!
I’ll start with something that made me laugh out loud (and will hopefully make you laugh too!) - a terrified hamster.

On the home front
Boys at school: what the numbers show
The Rivals Jostling to Replace Theresa May
Most graphics about the UK right now are just really confusing flow diagrams about what might happen with Brexit, so that’s why this section looks a bit sparse now and probably will do for the foreseeable.
Over the pond
8 Places Where Smartphones Tracked People’s Movements
The United States isn’t quite a melting pot, this data visualization artist says. It’s more like a tree
How rocket launches like SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy affect air traffic
Elsewhere
Meat or two veg? Find out your food’s climate footprint
Why ticket prices on long-haul flights have plummeted
Odds and ends
Internet Boy Band Database
The music industry should be dreaming of a white Christmas
How much do hamsters run?
Have an excellent Christmas if you celebrate it, and I’ll see you on the other side in 2019.
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A weekly newsletter with anywhere between 10 and 20 links about data journalism, data visualisation, and storytelling, curated by a British data journalist and nerd. Expect politics, statistics, society and culture - all through the frame of data... With a dash of whimsy.

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