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Exercise Muscle Group Database / API

Im looking for a database or API where I can pull the affected muscle groups for a given exercise, preferably with a score for each group indicating how much its impacted by the exercise. Any help or ...
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How to download data more than limit of option “limit” and “skip”

I am using this api https://api.fda.gov/drug/ndc.json. But as per limitation, we can't pass limit more than 100 and value for Skip is 25000. But in the data, if we have more than 100K + record. How ...
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Is there any API which can provide information on different animal species

I am working on a project (not a programming project) where we require a lot of information about different species such as average weight, lifespan, height, population numbers, endangered status etc. ...
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403 Forbidden accessing OSHA violations (X-API-KEY in header)

X-API-KEY with key value in header of a request to https://data.dol.gov/get/violation, but still receiving 403 Forbidden "Invalid API Key" error. Is anything missing/incorrect in this request? Any ...
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Standard cloud APIs as source of authority data?

Very often, you need up-to-date sources of so called "authority files" which can slightly change over time, and for international services you need them in many languages: list of countries on Earth ...
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Is there an alternative to Google Maps to find GPS coordinates of a place in Germany?

For probably any place on Earth, you can search it in Google Maps, make right-click, pick the option "What's here" and you get GPS coordinates. If I don't want to use Google Maps API, is there an ...
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Is there anyway to get an array of inactive ingredients based on NDC?

The NDC API is great, e.g. https://api.fda.gov/drug/ndc.json?search=product_ndc:62332-368, but it only lists active ingredients. Is there any way to match an NDC up to inactive ingredients, preferably ...
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Why is opencorporates considered open data when nothing can be downloaded?

I just discovered opencorporates.com, and they boast of being "open data" with these properties: The database is not published Downloading the data through the API 1 time in 1 year will cost around $...
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Looking for an API with average min / max temperatures per month for every country

I cannot find any open api data for the average minimum and maximum temperature on a monthly basis per country. An example: Country=Netherlands Month=October Min=5 Max=13 Any help would be greatly ...
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Error in fda_fetch: Too Many Requests (RFC 6585) (HTTP 429)

I am getting this error while having some tests with https://github.com/jonathanglevine/openfdashinyapps What is the limit of requests per day? If I provide account info with secret and token would I ...
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Frequently updating data for Singapore

This sounds vague, because it can have many, many possible answers (I hope), but I will accept any of them. Basically, I want to demo a product, which has an eInk display (plus WiFi and BlueTooth), ...
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Ski resort's lifts status and trains length API

Im looking for API that contains Europe's ski resorts data that include lifts and trails status, max/min altitude, ski pass information etc. this is the closest thing that i have found: http://...
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API documentation still accurate?

My students and I are trying to access child labor statistics data from the Sweat and Toil dataset, with the endpoints as described on https://developer.dol.gov/others/sweat-and-toil/, and using the ...
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How to get the different plan prices according to house income from the finder api

How to get the different plan prices according to house hold income from the finder api looks like I could not find an field name "HouseHold" in the schema. https://finder.healthcare.gov/api/...
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Is there a place to pull satellite imagery based on latitude and longitude?

Is there a freely available service to call, via API, and pull satellite imagery using latitude and longitude coordinates? Something akin to Google Maps. It doesn't have to the latest image, just a ...
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Open data for software requirements

I'm looking for a plattform where I can receive machine readable requirements for an application like a cms (for example firstspirit): Required memory Required hard disk capacity (depending on number ...
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How to access data from catalog.data.gov using API's?

I am new to APIs and am having problems in accessing data from catalog.data.gov. I have successfully used the below code to search my dataset of interest, but can't figure out how I can fetch the data ...
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Are there any free news APIs? [duplicate]

Over the past few years, I have managed to find all sorts of excellent data sources across the web, almost always for free, including static data (e.g. .csv), but also plenty of free APIs, for example ...
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OpenFDA End Point Updates

With respect to the US Food and Drug Administration's API, I haven't seen the end points updated since 8/12/19. Did something change or is this common? I've noticed the end points refreshed fairly ...
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Free, Limitless GeoJSON APIs for nation shapes?

I am looking for some API endpoints that return GeoJSON shapes for each nation. I am not interested in downloading shapefiles. I need some lightweight (not super accurate) nation shapes for every ...
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Getting *current* members of US Congress via the GPO API?

The Government Printing Office API What's Available site links to the Congressional Directory, but the most recent CD available appears to be the 115th (2017-2018). Does anybody know if this is ...
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Drivers license and motor vehicle registration data for professional drivers

Is there a known API to pull driver's license data and MVR data for professional drivers, such as those working for freight forwarding companies?
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Why does the Census API not return fields/vars when it says it should?

I am trying to retrieve the unemployment data for various US metros. The fields I am interested in are: DP03_0009E DP03_0009M DP03_0009PE DP03_0009PM I know these fields exist as I am to query the ...
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Where can I get a food ingredient database or API

I'm currently working on a project that requires the use of an ingredients database or API. In my app I have some strings and I want to know if that string is belongs to an ingredient name. I'm just ...
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ope8_id verse id in API request

I have a standing API query that has been using ope8_id for data requests, but recently it has stopped returning data; I was wondering if ope8_ids can no longer be used in requests or if the call has ...
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REST API for getting informations about celebrities

Is there any REST API that provides informations about "famous" people (Scientists, Writers, Philosophers, Politicians, ...) ? In my case I need the following infos: Photo, Full Name Born & ...
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Unexpected results from query

If I check the FDA's Drug Shortage page the first item on the list is a product with a generic name of: Abciximab (ReoPro) Injection. If I click on the link provided there is a column called ...
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Vessel/ais traffic data of the most congested areas of the world

For my research project, I need vessel traffic data of the most congested regions of the world for the past five years. I searched for that data here but couldn't get what I wanted. So far I've found ...
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APIs / Services that can link product names to their UPC/SKU codes

I have an ever growing database of products that users on my site are entering themselves. The input form for users to submit their products (as part of a troubleshooter forum) is very quick to ...
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API returning company tickers found in provided news article

I'm looking for a REST API (paid or free) that accepts a string representing a news article (see example below) as payload, maps any company names mentioned in the article to a ticker (eg map Tesla ...
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OPEID and IPEDS validation API

I'm looking for an API for validating OPEID and IPEDS. Can some help me with this? Thanks in advance.
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Free source of AIS data (API)

The automatic identification system (AIS) is an automatic tracking system that uses transponders on ships to locate them. There are also databses which provide intomation about the ship - size/type/...
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Where to save token which resets every 6 hours. (npm package)

There is api which require token which expires after 6 hours so I need to make a request to other api to get token for other api, and I'm not sure where to save this token. Right now I'm getting temp ...
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How to fetch public posts from facebook api

I am currently working on my school project which is using machine learning algorithms to detect phish posts on facebook. I need a dataset of facebook posts containing urls to train the algorithms. My ...
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Where can I get a list of new businesses that are created in the US? [duplicate]

I'm interested in new businesses in my area. Is there a way to get a list of new (physical) businesses that are created in my area, either as they open shop or ideally, even before? Any gov API that ...
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Typical Weather Averages by Lon/Lat

I would like to build a local dataset of monthly averages for rainfall, sunshine hours, temperate (C/F) for all the major cities of the world. I have all the lon/lat's stored for all the cities I ...
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How to fetch data from open fda API with multiple query parameters using +AND+

I am using below API query to fetch recalls for food by city AND termination date range. but it doesn't seem to work https://api.fda.gov/food/enforcement.json?search=city:%22Westminster%22+AND+...
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Why does the data on website not match what is returned from the api

I am trying to get data similar to what is shown on https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm using the api, but I am seeing a lot of discrepancies. For example when I use the following api ...
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API to get Get UK street name from post code

I am looking for a simple, reliable and free (gratis) API which will return the corresponding UK street name for a UK postcode (preferably with no registration or key required). Additional infos are ...
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HTTP Response Codes

For a data visualization, I'm looking for http response codes. There are many sources of this dataset, but I'm looking for machine readable (JSON preferred) reliably updated (so that my dataviz is ...
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Basic Use of openFDA Animal & Veterinary API

Will FDA be offering any additional training materials regarding use of its recently introduced openFDA Animal & Veterinary API? Although I've read the 'How to use the API' instructions, the ...
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How to get all generic names in the API (drug label)

I want list of all generic names in the api.fda. I have this end point query giving me first 1000 generic names. https://api.fda.gov/drug/label.json?count=openfda.brand_name.exact&limit=1000 ...
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Is there an API to get the legality of alcohol (or legal drinking age) by geo location?

I need to make sure alcohol isn't advertised to underage users or in countries / regions where alcohol is illegal. Ideally using MaxMind geo codes but I'm sure I could map from any geo system.
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Is it possible to link drugs, with protein targets, using OpenFDA?

I have a set of protein targets. The absolute ideal return for these targets for me, would be a .tsv file that looks like this: target_name fda_approved_drug target1 drug1 target2 - ...
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Eurostat metadata via API

Eurostat, the agency managing statistics related to the European Union, has an API for accessing their statistics. The data is accessed in different forms e.g. the actual dataset / observations and ...
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openFDA: Is there any way to match NDC data in different format?

I'd like to know whether or not there is a possible way to match NDC codes in different format by using openFDA API like Recall Enforcement Reports. For example, matching 0187-0798-30 with 0187-079-...
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Source of telemetry data from games

I'm building model to predict behaviours of players. I'm looking for external source of telemetry data from games. Have you any idea where can I get this kind of data from?
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Weather maps api's

I would like to produce some global weather maps. Air temperatures, wind speeds, ocean swells etc I know I can download the GRIB files and interpret them directly from NOAA. However this is quite ...
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Where to easily find # of employees for a large group start-ups?

I am looking for a free database or something else that provides the number of employees for mainly start-ups for some research. A range of Number of employees would also be helpful, but I would ...
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Search population, zipcode by city from US census API

I am trying to fetch zip code, city name and population in a single file from this api, But can't get it right. Below one gives me population per city, but no zipcode https://api.census.gov/data/...