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Data on hurricanes?

As a programmer and meteorology enthusiast, I'd love to be able to get latitude/longitude of tropical storms/hurricanes (specifically in the Atlantic). Does anyone know of websites that can provide ...
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Macro Indicators of Economic Data by ZIP Codes or Cities in the US

I am looking for a tabular (preferably) dataset or a website's API that contains the economic data of zip codes, counties or cities in the US. This dataset has to go back at least to 2003 (it's not ...
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Can I get 1000 images from any image search engine for education/research purpose?

I'm researching on machine learning system that learns to recognize items based on image search results from search engine. After I searched around I found that Google and Bing Image Search api allow ...
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How to get all the DrugList

I want to fetch all the drugList, lets say -> DrugName, Manufacturer, Prescribed for, Description. I tried using https://api.fda.gov/drug/event.json?count=patient.drug.openfda.manufacturer_name.exact ...
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OpenStreetMap: Finding shape dimensions from a query

I often propose OSM as a resource on this site, but actually I don't know how to use it very well. (I'll post this first to OpenData but maybe it's more appropriate for GIS.) If I have a single ...
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Seeking geographical database that, given coordinate boundaries, returns all the mountain peaks within the boundary, their coordinates, and elevation

I'm looking for a web service that, given a set of coordinate boundaries, in the form of a rectangle or square, returns all the mountain peaks within the boundary, along with the coordinates and the ...
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Techniques for Pulling Prices for a Large Number of Amazon Items

Lately I have been playing around with the Amazon Product Advertising API, and it made me very curious about how Amazon-price checking sites like Keepa and camelcamelcamel actually work. For a ...
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Roadworks datasets or API services

Hi guys I need to integrate into my app data about road conditions for major cities in Europe and U.S. initially. I'm looking for data about roadworks mainly but would be cool to find a feed for road ...
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Climate data from stations in Canada

Does anyone know of data available via an API for climate stations in Canada. NOAA has a nice API interface for US stations (http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo-web/webservices/v2), and does have data for ...
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API or datasets for age & gender distributions of the world

Data request Data: I am looking for an API oder dataset where I can find age distribution (age groups: percentage of an age group according to the population) and gender distributions for each ...
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How do US agencies connect their APIs to Data.gov's registration system?

Data.gov contains over 190,000 data sets, but only a select few are integrated into Data.gov's API key registration system. What is the process to integrate an existing API with data.gov as an API ...
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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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Original titles of books

Where can I get the original title of books, i.e. Marquez's book "100 Years of Solitude" has the original title "Cien Años de Soledad". Some of the Hungarian publisher list this info, but especially ...
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Issues harvesting metadata from Data.gov

I'm trying to harvest data from the CKAN API of Data.gov, using Python code. Doing this however, I ran into problems. I use the following URL: http://catalog.data.gov/api/3/action/package_search?...
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Format for exchanging open data catalogs

There are a number of catalogs of open data portals out there. Like many well intended efforts, many of them go stale for long periods of time or altogether. One way to combat this problem is to have ...
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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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Tool to extract the main concepts/topics from web pages

I need to find the main themes or topics for each of 50,000 website urls. For example, http://austinzencenter.org/ should return topics such as zen, monastic, austin, retreat, buddha, etc. I'm ...
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Is there a resource to look up the Standard Industrial Classification codes that companies file with the SEC?

On the NICAR-L mailing list, Matt Kiefer asked: Is there a resource to look up the Standard Industrial Classification codes that companies file with the SEC? (They don't use NAICS.) I need a ...
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Public database of book titles?

I want my users to set their previously read books in my app. Is there any database with easily accessible API where I can get up-to-date book titles?
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Total cryptocurrency market cap over time

Does anyone know where to download historical data for the total market capitalization of the cryptocurrency ecosystem? For example, the data behind the "Total Market Capitalization" chart here: https:...
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Video game meta-data (supplement for Steam API)

Steam offers a REST-like API (details here and here) enabling a registered developer to obtain informations on its users (games owned, time passed on each...). However, I didn't find useful ...
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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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CKAN API questions

I'm looking to search Data.gov and using the CKAN API for this. as a start I want to do a simple text search like this one for environmental data. some questions related to this: It appears that ...
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Is there an API for soft erotic pictures?

Just a wonder I had, does somebody know an API which with we can retrieve soft free-to-use erotic photos and pictures ? I have seen a lot of APIs and datasets, but never heard of this kind. Looking ...
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US Residential Mailing Addresses Databases

What I'm looking for I can almost guarantee I won't find openly available anywhere but I'll try anyway. Simply, I'm looking for a list of residential addresses of a given county or city/municipality ...
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Fundamentals data for European stocks

I am building a website than uses restful api to fetch stocks fundamentals data, like ROIC, EPS, for ten years history. I am using SF1 database from Quandl for US stocks. Where can I find the same ...
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openFDA: Can we print results for multiple patients at once?

Is there any way to get multiple patients' results in one output? I've noticed it defaults to show one patient's results at a time - and skipping allows you to see other patients - but is there any ...
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How to download all datasets from a CKAN instance using the API?

I've already tried ckanapi's dump datasets but it seems it only downloads the metadata. Is there a command that downloads the datasets referenced in the download_url field? I can script a download ...
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Real-time data APIs

I've recently started building a home project in Java for which I need lots of data (around 100 events per second). The problem, of course, is that I can't seem to find any publicly available APIs I ...
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How do I get paginated data sorted by load date from the OSHA api detailed here?

http://developer.dol.gov/health-and-safety/dol-osha-enforcement/#osha_accident Without pagination it's useless and I'm forced to download and parse the entire CSV file.
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Current biohazard/disease outbreak dataset

I am looking for api or dataset that shows current disease outbreaks and/or biohazards around the world. I have not been able to locate this yet.
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Does this violate copyright of music/lyrics/sound?

So, we are beginning to create a Karaoke app. And we have few queries in the copyrights aspect. We would like to have these cleared before we get any further with our app's development. The decided ...
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British Newspaper Archive

Anyone know if there is a way to obtain the OCR txt files from the British Newspaper Archive via some bulk download API? Some more details: This is the British Newspaper Archive: http://www....
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Is there any documentation or case study of scaling up an Open Data API?

Forecasting open data demand is quite challenging. A new public dataset means more downloads, a new app results in way more requests. It would be interesting to discuss the throughput of open data ...
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API for localized nutrition and food data

For a current project I am looking for an API (or 'offline' CSV like format) which contains names and nutrition (kilokalories, protein, vitamins, etc.) of food and ingredients. What I found so far: ...
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Healthcare.gov PlanFinder API v2.0 still accepting requests?

I would like to get 2014 off-exchange plan data from the Healthcare.gov PlanFinder API. I have read (on this site) that the current version v3.0 does not accept insurance effective dates before 1/1/...
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Now I have an API key, how do I access OpenFDA?

The link I am told to use, https://api.fda.gov, redirects me to http://api.data.gov, which does NOT have an FDA option! In any case, that site has no place to enter the API key I got on the OpenFDA ...
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What does a “null” result mean in the Census ACS API?

There are ACS 5 variables that are available at the tract level, but return null at the block group level. For example, median monthly housing costs: http://api.census.gov/data/2014/acs5/?get=...
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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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Historical weather forecast API

For a college project I need historical weather forecasts for europe up to 14 days for 2015 and 2106. The last two days I was desperately searching for API's with such data, but usually there is just ...
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Retrieve US Census Data in Excel format

I am hoping you could help me find some information. I am trying to pull census data such as (age median, race, sex, weather) however I want it in a excel spreadsheet type format. I am unsure if API ...
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Invalid API Key - Accessing OSHA data

I am trying got download OSHA data via API. I have registered my email and got key. When i sent request its throwing invalid API KEY. https://data.dol.gov/get/accident?KEY=REMOVED What should we ...
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I get 'certificate verify failed' URLError when trying to download data from openFDA

I'm using Python and pandas to try to download the data in the FDA's 'Adverse drug event reports since 2004'. Here is my code: import pandas as pd import json from pandas.io.json import ...
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Any APIs available that provide data of Indian vehicles?

I was looking for APIs that provide current latest data of vehicles (2-wheelers/4-wheelers) in India. I found quite a few but none had data of Indian vehicles. I looked at this question which is ...
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API for information about Brazilian cities/states

I can already find data about Brazilian cities/states (e.g. population, localization, crime rates etc...), on some websites such as the government's open data portal and census data (which ...
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Is there any api that can be used to classify/find a company's industry?

I am working on a project that needs to classify a company's industry. Is there any api/any programmatic way in any language that can be used to classify the industry a company belongs to? The ...
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API for datapackages?

Is there an API solution for datapackages which can be self-hosted? (Ideally something more lightweight than CKAN that can run on Heroku or similar.) Overall I am looking for a solution which allows ...
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Directory of publicly available polling data

I'm looking for (US) polling data, mainly presidential polling, for which the full source is available to work with. Specifically, I'm looking to be able to see results broken down by age groups. ...