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Database of English words difficulty

Data request I am looking for a database that describes the "difficulty" of each English word. Difficulty of a word is not easy to define, but it is probably a mix of: Level of study needed to ...
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Statistics on car life length for each car model?

Authorities of each country register cars when they are bought or scrapped. Is there an open statistics of average life time for each car model?
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CPU instruction set

I would like to have a structured dataset about instruction set by CPU. The data should include the number of cycles, ALU, FPU used, etc. Does this exist somewhere?
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Looking for a list of major cities of the world

Wikipedia has pages for containing a list of towns and cities with 100,000 or more inhabitants. I'd like this same data in machine readable format, with country and city names.
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Where can I find a database of hotel property locations?

Looking for an open database of lat/long co-ordinates for hotels. I am aware of sites like Factual.com but I'm looking for something more open.
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Cost of living dataset

I'm trying to compare what the equivalent salary would be between two cities based upon the cost of living in each city. I want to be able to build something like CNN's cost of living calculator. ...
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Dataset of sentences translated into many languages

I'm looking for a dataset of human translated sentences. The ideal dataset would look like this: 1, en, The weather is nice today. 1, de, Das Wetter ist heute schön. 1, es, El clima es agradable hoy....
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Where can I find a dataset of drones attacks?

I'm looking for a dataset of drone attacks containing: attack location (GPS coordinates if possible) number of injuries and deaths time and date Optionally: demographics information on casualties ...
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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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IP Geocoding Data Sources and/or APIs

I am looking for IP address to geocoding data sources and/or APIs. Open to any formats, and the main concern is the quality, depth, and freshness of the data.
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What is the best source for finding what businesses have opened/exist/closed in a given geographical area?

Is there a a standard source for finding out what businesses (with brick and mortar locations) exist in a geographical area (particularly in the U.S.)? This doesn't necessarily have to be a ...
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List of all restaurants in a city (EU)?

Is there an open database where I can get the list of all restaurants (or bakeries, etc) for a given city ? Since I'd need theses places so as to be able to put them on a map, like Google maps, i ...
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Famous people dataset

I would like to use a lot of famous people data in a project. Is there a dataset with famous people? Like artists, musicians, politicians, etc.
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Where can I get private companies' financials?

Countries have mandatory disclosure of some financial indicators for certain industries. Some companies may disclose information about their financial performance at will. While public corporations ...
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Where can I download those bible verses in JSON or XML or SQL formatted file?

I need to make a site that has Chinese bible verses as well as English bible verses. Where can I download those in MySQL, XML or JSON format? Can I download them for free? I need NIV version and 和合本 ...
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Database of English words pronunciation

Is there any downloadable open database of English words pronunciation in audio format?
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Needed: Dataset for Outlier / Anomaly Detection

I would like to demonstrate outlier / anomaly detection and for that I need a real-life dataset. I found the post http://www.researchgate.net/post/What_are_anomaly_detection_benchmark_datasets ...
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Where can I find U.S. train traffic data?

I'm trying to get a general idea of railroad traffic along particular segments of track—whether it's abandoned, whether it gets one train a month, or 100 trains a day. Is there a source of such data? ...
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Where can I find Historical GIS datasets?

I've been looking for a while for Historical GIS datasets. In a lot of places (also in answers here at StackExchange), people are referring to a great dataset at ThinkQuest, which contains detailed ...
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Examples of scraping from “real-world” data sources using OCR, etc?

Are there any examples of open data that have been scraped from "real-world" sources? To explain what I mean by "real-world", here are some (made up) examples and then some criteria: Train departure ...
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Are there publicly available sources listing uses of open data?

It would be very valuable for government officials and the public to be able to track the uses of open data sets. Are there sources that currently do this and make the information available to the ...
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Dataset of radio stations live streaming URLs, collaboratively curated

Many radios all over the world are streaming live over the Internet. Each of them have one or several URLs. I am looking for a curated dataset of these streams. Requirements: Name of the radio (ex: ...
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Population movement datasets?

Are there any datasets available that contain real or simulated movement data of individuals over a period of time, or at least some metadata about population movements that might be used to build ...
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Where can I find high-precision cartographic data of French rural areas?

While OpenStreetMap is rather good for cartographic information (and rendered maps) in urban areas of France, it is rather unsatisfactory in rural areas (except in the area where I live, where I ...
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Where can I find a part-of-speech corpus free for commercial use?

I'm looking to teach myself more about NLP. I started with NLTK and I see that it has potential to eventually become something I could get paid for. From there, my journey continued to reading this ...
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Transactional data over multiple years (Customer ID, Date, Price)

To build models to predict customer behavior, I am searching for transactional data over multiple years (i.e. > 3 years). My focus is to assess the quality of long-term predictions, thus the longer ...
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Data about completed prison term by country

I'm looking data (preferentially free and open data but I can afford small payments) by country worldwide on the percent of population that have completed a prison sentence or were sentenced. I only ...
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City mayor/council racial demographics

I can't seem to find any data regarding racial demographics at the US place (city) level for mayors and council members per year. Is there any resources available with such information? I would like ...
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Historical weather forecast compared to actual weather?

I am searching for a resource showing historical weather forecasts compared to actual weather data. I'm mainly interested in seeing how accurate various forecast services have been in the past, when ...
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Daily electricity usage dataset

Where can I find a dataset of daily electricity usage from a zone or country anywhere in the world? Anywhere = i accept any dataset from anywhere in the world, but at least a daily usage
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Are there any international non-governmental data aggregators?

We are probably all familiar with Manyeyes and google public data explorer but those are always based on governmental Statistics bureau or OECD data. Are there any projects to aggregate data that is ...
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Query medicine descriptions API

I am looking for publicly available API for querying medicine's descriptions. For example, if I supply Carbidopa/Levodopa or Sinemet the expected return data (in json or xml format) is a simple ...
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Where can I find all cities, regions and cantons of Switzerland?

I am interested in finding all cities, regions and cantons of Switzerland. Where can I find them?
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European crime data with spatial coordinates

I am looking for prostitution arrest and drug arrest data for a couple of major cities in Western Europe. So cities such as Paris, Rome, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Berlin, etc. Ideally the data would have ...
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List of all universities by country

Is there a list of all universities by country including their websites, location, latitude and longitude, facebook, twitter, youtube, founding year etc. I can't believe such a data set is not ...
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How can I register a new API key for api.data.gov programatically?

UPDATE: The government generously increased the API request limit to 1,000 per IP per hour. This question is now obsolete. api.data.gov allows for up to 1,000 API requests per user per hour, which is ...
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Music partitions for piano

I recently took up piano and I was surprised (read: shocked) not to find easily downloadable music partitions (sheets) on the internet. Now I am not looking for partitions that would be copyrighted, ...
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Open sourced LiDAR dataset?

I mean laser ranging data from a ground based, moving vehicle. As it's the data the self-driving algorithms chew on, I'd assume there must be some interest.
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Cannabis Data Set

Looking for a data set of cannabis information. Already found the genome info off of amazon, but would be interested to know if there are any other botanical datasets out there like season cycles, ...
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Open alternative to weatherbase.com

Does anyone know of an open alternative to weatherbase? I'm looking for what's listed here as "Average Temperature". I'm looking for monthly averages for a city, hopefully for as many cities as ...
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Where can I find a large list of English books published in the last 50 years?

I need a dataset of books by title with their respective authors. I have tried the library of congress, but it seems as though you need a subscription to access its data? Are there any other website ...
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World gas/petrol prices at the pump

Is anyone aware of a source for data related to the world gas/petrol prices at the pump? The websites I've seen are all either selling data or just dealing with the global market price. I'm ...
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Data set of news articles and scientific journals

I am working on a project in NLP area and in order to test the result I need to compare it against different data sources. I already have NYTimes data source. So, I am looking for another news source ...
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A table mapping from US county or ZIP to Nielsen Designated Market Area (DMA)

Nielsen has come up with this notion: A DMA region is a group of counties that form an exclusive geographic area[...] DMAs partition all US counties, and I want to know which counties belong to ...
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Are there public transport data for Germany freely available?

I wonder if there are some up-to-date web sites with data for S-bahn, U-bahn and other means of traffics in German cities. I found some before but not sure if they are updated regularly. Later I will ...
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Movie Script Database

I'm looking for a database of movie scripts to use to train a ChatterBot application. I saw this article that mentioned that a database of movie scripts was used to train the program that generated a ...
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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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What are the most common issues with data cleaning (e.g. outliers, duplicates)? Who has data sets that need to be prepared for analysis?

When preparing data for analysis, I often encountered issues such as outliers, data entries that are logically inconsistent (e.g. age=150/age=-2), duplicates (that are not exactly equal) etc. When ...
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High resolution, small area, maps that characterise natural terrain

I would like to collate a library of terrain types and features, suitable as reference material for generating small scale artificial versions (for gaming or concept art). For example, I might wish to ...
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List of abbreviations and acronyms

I am searching an list of abbreviations,acronyms which should be downloadable as a sql table or json or sth. like that so no api cause it might be not fast enough or has a limit like this one: http://...