Seriously? I love data, and I love the clever ways people present it! Ha, you thought I was going to write a post about Brent Spiner’s fantastically characterized android from Star Trek TNG, didn’t you?

Well I’m not, BUT I’d like you to have a gander at this fantastic chart!

It plots the log entries for every ship sailing the Seven Seas (yeah I know that phrase is terrible) in the 18th and 19th Century. There’s quite a lot of Trans-Atlantic travel going on to the New World area. I hope they weren’t smuggling….