We took a summer siesta from writing about art to create some, ahem, art of our own: summer line chart art! These in-no-way scientific charts mainly deal with summer consumption — sun, booze, BBQ — and show how moderation is usually the best policy.
First up: Perceived Temperature. Weather reports typically include information on current temperatures, supplemented with “Feels Like” temperatures. Those may be marginally to significantly higher due to humidity (or lower due to wind chills in the winter). Too often, though, the mercury reading is far more conservative to how we, humans, feel. And some of us are more dramatic than others:
You know how after a beer or two you’re way better at volleyball, ping-pong, bowling or whatever summer sport you play? That’s confidence. But have a couple more, and your hand-eye coordination goes to pot… and it’s all downhill from there.
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