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For questions related to application programming interfaces. Use 'api-request' instead if you're looking for an API that provides specific open data.

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Where can I get a list of new businesses that are created in the US?

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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API that matches food names to categories

I am using an API that provides a load of nutritional information for food, for example calories, protein, etc. However what it does not provide is any sort of categorization of that food. Can anyone ...
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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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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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Dataset of major newspapers content

I'm looking for the materials of major newspapers, such as The New York Times, Washington Post, and The Economist. A random sample of their articles or headlines would suffice, but each newspaper has ...
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Any libraries for SEC Forms, such as a 10Q, as an Interface?

I'd like to process some SEC data, such as a 10Q, but don't want to build a parser for the data myself. Are there any existing libraries that can parse or represent these types of forms?
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Open API for SEC data?

Is there any free API for programmatically grabbing SEC filing data, such as company financials or insider trading? It seems ironic that the EDGAR search gives you information in a nice tabular form, ...
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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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Is there a source for various Scrabble dictionaries?

There are some individually maintained lists for some Scrabble dictionaries, and some websites for looking up words in those dictionaries: SOWPODS list: https://raw.github.com/jmlewis/valett/master/...
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Where can I find (free) historical tick-by-tick data for crypto currencies?

I have found out how to get historical price data from the cryptocompare API but the highest resolution is on a minute-base. Is there a (free) way to get historical tick-by-tick data (so on a second-...
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Australian Vehicle or Car Brands, Models, Styles, and Specs API

I need to show Car Models and Specs on my Website. Similar to carsales.com.au search form. Does any one know an API to get these data? There's a lot of US APIs but no Australian APIs at all. There is ...
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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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Sport's APIs For Headshots and Stats

I'm currently building an program that would benefit from higher quality images of University's Logos(NCAA, NAIA, etc.),head shots of athletes, and general statistical data(Games played, etc). The ...
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Metadata on scientific articles (economics) conditional to set of queries

I am looking for an API/software (free or open source) able to download metadata on scientific articles (economics) according to a set of queries (e.g., words in the title/abstract, keywords, JEL code,...
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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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How can I get the PI Label “Highlights” (or page 1) of the drug's label

Are the "highlight of the prescribing label" available through openFDA?
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Is there an API for the Oscars/Academy Awards that lists past winners as well as current nominees?

I'm not looking for a page scraper but an actual API I can use that returns (preferably) JSON or XML. An example would be a request to return all the nominees for Best Picture in 2014. The Oscar site ...
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Fitness Exercise Database / API

Im looking for a online database / API where i can pull information about some fitness exercises with basic information like difficulty, name, how to do it, etc. I hope you get my point. I saw one ...
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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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Web API or Dataset access to OSHA Regulations?

I would like access to the OSHA regulations data. Is there any way to access this data via web api or downloadable dataset? Regulations data: https://www.osha.gov/laws-regs/regulations/standardnumber
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Dict not able to return data from college scorecard API

So I've been working on a page which displays a school's name, url, city, state, zip, and student size via College Scorecard API but I'm getting tons of errors instead. However, the program is able to ...
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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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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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Is there a database that provides lengths of books?

I want to test some hypotheses regarding the length of books and their review distributions. I imagine if the data exists, it probably records the number of pages per book, but words would be ideal. ...
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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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Get season statistics for NFL players

So as the title suggests I'm trying to retrieve NFL stats for players. I've found that Wikipedia has a quite extensive statistics panel for a lot of players (i.e Tom Brady https://en.wikipedia.org/...
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Worldwide database of locations (cities)?

It's the first time I post in this community, I hope my question belongs here. I'm currently developing an app where a user can add a location to his post, just like Instagram does (or Facebook). To ...
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Get random city of any country

I am looking for an public Rest API which I can consume and get random city name at every time. No inputs (like country). City can be any size, it can be a village, town, city..
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API/machine access for Gapminder data?

I'd like to be able to access the Gapminder files programmatically (e.g. via R or Python), but I can't find a way so far. Gapminder's downloads page offers a variety of tools and charts, but nothing ...
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API to use Klink-2 Computer Science Ontology (CSO)

I came across this interesting paper that make use of the Klink-2 Computer Science Ontology (CSO): Automatic Classification of Springer Nature Proceedings with Smart Topic Miner Where can I find an ...
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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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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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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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Soccer leagues/teams/players API

I wanted to know if anyone knows of a website that provides free information related to various soccer leagues. I am creating a C# application. I'm interested in the following: table each league ...
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Are there any open datasets for soccer statistics?

I'm mainly interested in soccer related statistics. There are quite a few different API's relating to soccer, but most of them are commercial and far, far out of my price range. I've looked at DBpedia,...
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A web API user's guide for free and open data

There are many web-based Application Programming Interfaces (API) that allow data-hungry people to get their hands on all sorts of data. It's a great way to collect data as-needed, instead of looking ...
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Vehicles Data and Images API

Are there any APIs available for vehicles? I am going to use this for Android Studio programming
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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/...
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Cannot get data from FPDS atom feed using pyfpds

I have a script which uses the pyfpds wrapper (https://github.com/18F/pyfpds) to extract contract data from the FPDS Atom Feed (www.fpds.gov). Following is the code I have and this used to work till ...
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KEEPA API Experience

I'm trying to pull historical prices and BSR from about 3,000 ASINs on Amazon, but need something built to interface with Keepa's API. Does anyone have any experience with this? If so, is there a ...
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Aliexpress price history dataset

I want to find any dataset on Aliexpress products' price history? I found only one good quality website - https://www.pricearchive.org/ but according to their faq - they "do not provide special access ...
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What is the most comprehensive resource for querying french and english books having an ISBN code?

I would like to know if a repository of all known ISBN exists; either a worldwide database, or per country. If there is no such downloadable database, among all the available API's for querying ...
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Full Text Scholarly Resources

Most of scientific paper sources provide some basic metadata about the paper (authors, publish date, DOI, etc) and sometimes the abstract and a link to the PDF of the paper. However, converting PDF to ...
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US Election Twitter Data

Is there a way that I can get US election-related tweets from October 15 to Nov 15 from various countries. Can anyone tell how to use the Twitter API to get data older than a month? Alternatively, ...
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Flood Plain API

I want to be able to send an address anywhere in the USA and get back flood risk data. FEMA houses flood plain maps. If you give them an address, you just get a map, and you have to look at it to ...