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Vehicles Data and Images API

http://vpic.nhtsa.dot.gov/api/ The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has a free API that provides VIN decoding and lists of Makes/Models/Manufacturers/Parts/etc. XML, JSON, CSV Here ...
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Is there an open API for world terrain data?

Past Self, I'm pleased to report that just after you asked this question, you were hired by a mapping company and worked on this exact thing, which was just released: The Mapzen Elevation Tile ...
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Worldwide database of locations (cities)?

Why don't you use OSM's API? A similar question was asked on gis: How to get a list of OSM relations (id numbers) of cities and countries only?
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Free source of AIS data (API)

The Norwegian Coastal Administration have an open AIS stream available, licensed under the Norwegian Licence for Open Government Data (NLOD) 2.0. It's a TCP endpoint that you can access with a tool ...
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Are there any open datasets for soccer statistics?

In Kaggle there is an "European Soccer Database" dataset. 25k+ matches and players stats for European Professional Football https://www.kaggle.com/hugomathien/soccer (download requires ...
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How to get the name of a Wikidata item

You can get it also using SPARQL: SELECT DISTINCT * WHERE { wd:Q19675 rdfs:label ?label . FILTER (langMatches( lang(?label), "ES" ) ) } See it on Wikidata Query Service.
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NOAA Satellite Data API?

Where are you searching? The NOAA and all of its child departments/organizations provide a plethora of satellite and API datasets, including satellite datasets accessible via API. The list below is a ...
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Is there an API for soft erotic pictures?

Not specifically a soft erotic API, but you can use flickr and I'm going to assume tumblr, to get what you are asking for. flickr's API is incredibly stable, you'll just have to filter out what is/is ...
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OpenStreetMap: Finding shape dimensions from a query

The problem is that OSM has many nodes and ways on the map, and many of them overlap. I don't know if there is any way to filter data with Nominativ, but you can filter data with Overpass. First step ...
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Free CDN (content delivery network) serving US Census shapefiles?

The U.S. Census Bureau is relied upon across the country for economics, demographics, research, and planning purposes. It builds itself to be used in many ways. It already handles a high load of ...
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Total cryptocurrency market cap over time

As @philshem suggested I wrote some python to gather the data import pandas as pd import requests import re from bs4 import BeautifulSoup # Create date range for historical snapshots Date = pd....
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Famous people API

You will need a way of measuring fame, but wikidata will probably be a good resource for you. Here are women who could have been alive in the last one hundred years, who have the most Wikimedia ...
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Free source of AIS data (API)

Live AIS data for most of the globe is available from https://aisstream.io for free. The catch is the data is delivered via WebSocket and not a raw tcp connection. There are a few examples in their ...
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Historical weather forecast API

Have you tried Google BigQuery? GBQ has now loaded climate data worldwide from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) from over 9,000 weather stations. The data includes 2015 and ...
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What does a "null" result mean in the Census ACS API?

Table B25105 is not available at the Block Group level. The appendices show which tables are available at the block group level.
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How can I register a new API key for api.data.gov programatically?

On the USDA Food Composition Database page you posted, there's a form to create an account via their website. That form submits a HTTP POST message to the following link: https://api.data.gov/api-...
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geonames.org data dump seems incomplete compared to its API?

Are you sure that Guatemala City ID3598132 is not in your file ? I used the version of allCountries.txt found here.
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Average Monthly temperatures for cities around the world

If there is no well documented API for weatherbase.com, it might be interesting to scrape the information. Here is the list of cities the site contains with their URL. You can select some cities and ...
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Worldwide database of locations (cities)?

I suggest to try Geonames, which is a well-recognized open database of geolocalized places worldwide. Geonames links the name of places (from hotel to cities) to coordinates (longitude & latitude, ...
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Where can I find API for companies in Sweden?

OpenCorporates is a global database of companies. They provide an API. For instance, this query lists the 1,345,795 Swedish companies that they know of: https://api.opencorporates.com/companies/...
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Distance between different places in USA

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) has this data available in its County Distance Database. Its incredibly detailed, and goes back to 1990.
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Free source of AIS data (API)

AIS data for the USA is available from https://marinecadastre.gov/ais/. I don't know about an API, but the site offers a variety of Arc Python-based tools that may lead you to a solution.
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free REST API for daily end-of-day S&P 500 index

By looking into yFinance source code I've found this query: https://query2.finance.yahoo.com/v8/finance/chart/%5EGSPC where %5E is ^ ( ^GSPC )
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Open downloadable recipe database?

I found this recipe scraper python package which you can utilize to download. Recipe Scraper Python Script: https://github.com/hhursev/recipe-scrapers If you are lazy enough to do, you can download ...
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Dataset of major newspapers content

You can use Webhose.io API to integrate the data you are looking for. You can filter for news articles, blog posts, online discussions and much more. By default you get 1,000 monthly API requests for ...
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Get season statistics for NFL players

Since the 2016 season is about to start I figure I'll update this to hopefully help some others that stumble upon this page. The best resource for getting free and comprehensive nfl statistics is the ...
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Fundamentals data for European stocks

Just wanted to share that there is now fundamentals data on European stocks on Quandl. Check it out here: https://www.quandl.com/data/RB1 This database has a special focus on European and Asian stocks ...
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Roadworks datasets or API services

You can apply to use the freely available Waze API for road conditions here. https://www.waze.com/sdk For road conditions in Europe there are links for Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, ...
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Data on hurricanes?

NOAA's Hurricane Center has current gis as well as archived hurricane data
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