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Any help on getting the city or zip codes that make up metropolitan statistical areas?

I have a list of addresses (city, state, zip) and I'd like to group them into regions throughout the united states. It seems that metro/micropolitan statistical areas is a good way of doing that, but ...
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Dataset of weather as it was *forecast* at the time

I have been able to find very detailed weather datasets from noaa (ftp://ftp.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/noaa/). But I realized that for my purposes I can not simply use weather prediction probabilities to ...
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How to get the name of a Wikidata item

Let's say I have a Wikidata item QID Q19675, and want to get the name of that item in Spanish. While getting a property like P281 postal code is easy, how to get the name, which for some reason is ...
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Graph of Landsat Downloads?

Where can I find find a graph of Landsat downloads, to show the effect free access has had?
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Is there a list of all utilities that offer the Green Button Download and Green Button Connect?

I see the Green Button data standard on greenbuttondata.org. But I am trying to figure out which geographic regions have the standard ALREADY deployed.
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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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Individual precinct voting data for Pennsylvania

I'm currently trying to find voting results by precinct for for Pennsylvania. I know several states such as South Carolina have published voting data from the 2016 General Election. This data can be ...
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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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Map of Orange County (CA) buildings

I'm plotting a map of the Los Angeles metro area, and I'm using TileMill. I've loaded different layers for the geographical data, and wanted to add buildings as well. So I found this map for the LA ...
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Trying to link ZIP code to core-based statistical area

I have a dataset downloaded from the IRS reporting AGI by ZIP code (link: irs.gov). However, I'm interested in tying each ZIP code to statistical areas (whether it's [a] primary statistical area, [b] ...
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Looking for datasets of tumor or cancer growth

We are having a school project on a mathematical model of tumor growth. We would like to compare our model to the real data. Despite a lot of search we couldn't find any open data on the web. Hence, ...
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Spanish Sentiment Dataset

I'm looking for a Spanish language corpus tagged with sentiment (just positive & negative are needed, though neutral might be helpful.) I could use a Twitter dataset, but I'd prefer to use ...
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Find reusable images of city X with width>2100 pixels

I need large reusable pictures of particular places (to make Wikivoyage banners, example). Where to find such images? For instance pictures of Berlin with width>2100px Contiguous images, not mosaics. ...
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API for sun radiation / illuminance data?

I am looking to get current and historical sun radiation or illuminance data for given locations around the globe. I've had a look at the wunderground API as I also need generic weather data but it ...
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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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Protocol/software to publish weather information online

I've got a temperature and humidity sensor that captures the data outside the house and whose data I collect every 5 minutes. Is there a standard protocol/format that I can use to publish those data ...
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Looking for home sale data

I'm looking for home sale data that includes info such as address, sale price, home type, sq. ft., etc. Where (what dataset(s)) can I get that data from? Thanks.
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Weather radar data for Europe, especially Latvia

I would like to ask if there is a homepage where I can get weather radar data for Europe territory for free. I have looked in the internet, but can't find them. I will be very glad if someone can help ...
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Vaccination policies

I am looking for a data set containing vaccination policies by country, and if possible by year. Ideally, the vaccination policy would be stored in some machine-readable format.
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Dataset of number of car accidents per cause in the United States

I am looking for a dataset that lists the number of car accidents broken down by causes in the United States. By cause I mean the direct cause of the accident such as failure to stop at red light, or ...
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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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Shape files for Colleges/Universities?

I was wondering if anyone has ever found shape files for all colleges/universities (both 2 and 4 year) in the United States. The closest thing I've found so far is the 2015 TIGER U.S. Census AREALM ...
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Looking for open source LGBT datasets

I have been looking for any general datasets about LGBT Americans. The type of file I look for are either CSV or TSV. Although my inquiry will hopefully yield some spatial indices at the county or ...
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Data Ferret (Census.gov) will not load

I'm after CPS data and want to download them from Census Bureau's Data Ferret app (http://dataferrett.census.gov/). However, I can't get the Data Ferret to load. I open the pop-up window (I "tick" ...
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Is there an open database with characteristics of tree species?

I am looking for a downloadable/queryable database which lists tree species with their characteristics (e.g. average height, preferred temperature, etc.), I am specifically interested in flowering ...
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Overfishing dataset

We are joining a datathon tomorrow with the goal to get insight in the whole ocean overfishing situation and we are looking for data to prepare a little bit. Global Fishing Watch seems interesting ...
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Machine readable list of monetary currencies, including symbol

Does someone know a machine readable currency list, that includes the symbol? For example Aruba Guilder,AWG,ƒ,ƒ Australia Dollar,AUD,$,$ I've found various sources, but they either lack the symbol (...
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Database of cities with coordinates and timezone

I'm looking for a database containing city name, location coordinates, and timezone. I thought this would be simple to find, but it has proven difficult. (I don't see this question covered elsewhere ...
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How can I Share my Data Sets Without Worrying About Copyright Issues?

I'm doing a lot of research in the field of Digital Text Forensics (e.g., authorship attribution, authorship verification or author profiling). In this field there are only very few data sets ...
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Using the API from Healthcare.gov to access healthcare plan data

I'm new in these parts and I have 0 programming experience. I've been doing research for a school project and I've hit a brick wall. What I want to do is to be able to extract the non-price data/...
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Where can I find GIS sub-division boundary data of Saudi Arabia and Turkmenistan?

Where is it possible to find GIS shapefile data of the second-level admin boundaries of particularly Saudi Arabia and Turkmenistan, as well as a number of other countries/territories? Neither of the ...
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IRS Statistics of Income, machine-readable

Does anyone know of anyone else who has compiled a machine-readable set of the IRS's SOI Tax Stats - Historical Table 2, i.e., these? The .xls files available from the IRS are crosstabbed and ...
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Latitude and Longitude of US Commuting Zones

Is there any dataset containing the latitude and longitude of US commuting zones? (e.g. an Excel sheet containing the coordinates of Minneapolis-St. Paul, etc.)
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UK cities longitude and latitude details

I require a list of data on UK cities giving longitude and latitude details. Preferably in CSV or Excel format.
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Postal codes and city districts worldwide for download

I am searching a database of all zipcodes / postal codes and the city districts (part of the cities) in the world. Is there some service like the GeoNames database? I spoke with GeoNames, but they don'...
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Where can I find asset finance or microfinance data at the individual (loan recipient) level?

I'm looking for asset finance and microfinance data at the individual level. I'm already aware of Kiva, Prosper and Lending Club (links below). Specifically, I'd like to find individual loan ...
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German municipality-level data (Gemeinde) on demographics

I'm trying to find comprehensive Gemeinde-level data for small (<10'000 inh.) municipalities in all of Germany. The (joint-)distribution or at least some summary shares of the following ...
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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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Domain Name System Record A database

Searching for a IP to TLD database lookup that is from an source that provides updates & archives. Possible this might require a number of sources, since I'm looking for all TLDs.
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What are the different types of Degrees, Diplomas and Certifications and Industry types?

What are all the different types of Degrees, Certifications and Diplomas you can get? I can find the Types of Degrees, but I am not looking only for the types of degrees. I am looking for Certificate ...
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I need a KML file for Northern Ireland BT postcodes

I'm displaying a map of territories, which consist of UK postcode districts (e.g. SN12) The wikipedia page for each postal area includes a kml file that includes each district separately, which I'm ...
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How to get all tweets from a given Twitter #hashtag

Can anybody point me to steps how I can get all tweets from #databreach or any #hashtag on Twitter? The goal is to take all data and export to a file (can be unstructured, structured or semi-...
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Dataset for IAB taxonomy text classification?

I'd like to train a system that takes text and predicts IAB classes. Are there any public datasets available for this?
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NOAA QCLCD weather data - inconsistencies in hourly data?

So I was looking at the QCLCD hourly weather data from NOAA, and I noticed something weird about it. There's a column for hourly precipitation amount (HourlyPrecip), and there's also a column for the ...
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A typical bank database for credit card accounts?

I am working on a project to develop a system that detect credit card fraud. I have no data set to test my system on instead I want to create a database that looks similar to that of a real bank ...
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Source of CIA World Factbook estimates

Does anyone know if the CIA World Factbook (WF) country estimates are the CIA's own or whether they come from the World Bank (WB) or other sources? As of today (2015-05-20), CIA WF's page on, for ...
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Seeking a food product taxonomy

I am needing to develop a product taxonomy for foods and beverages that would work across multiple food providers. I need this to provide a code hierarchy for mapping specific products in a ...
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UK river and catchment files for GIS

Is there any possibility to download for free the UK river and catchment files (e.g. vector or raster) readable for GIS? I need them for research purposes.
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Where can I get historic prices for a commodity?

Is there any way to get the price of a commodity over the last 100 years? (Specifically, I'm looking for the price of toilet paper; I want to chart it and try to estimate the year where a piece of ...
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Song lyrics and timings

I'm creating animations of songs with their words. I'm looking for data with lyrics and timings for common songs. Some sort of karaoke database comes to mind, though so far I haven't found anything ...

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