Interesting scraperwiki scrapes

In Getting data out of scraperWiki I showed how to get data into Excel or Google Docs from scraper wiki public data. I thought i may as well start an occasional directory of interesting scrapes I came across. Of course these are scrapes created by others so the may not be right, or may disappear, or stop working, however i thought it might be fun in any case. You can execute any of these by downloading cdataset.xlsm (or taking a copy of the equivalent google apps script example) and providing the scraperwiki short code in the scraperwikidata tab. I'll be adding to this list from time to time. If you are a scraperwiki author and would like your data to be added to (or removed from) this list, please let me know through our forum

 Scraper Wiki Short Name Description
interpol_wanted_persons
 List of names, descriptions, photos, links etc of internationally wanted people
 318_decc_speeches uk government speeches content and details
 us-states_1 list of US states, along with their short codes and numbers
 relief_web_disasters_timeline list of disasters along with dates and details
 marriage_equality_scraper list of UK members of parliament opinions on marriage equality  
 paralympic_athletes_london_2012 list of paralympic atheletes in London 2012



Here's a short extract from the first one. Thanks to S Woodard for publishing the scraper


scraperWiki is a very powerful tool with which you can create your own datasets, as well as access public datasets of others,  and get them into Excel or see Scraperwiki data to Google DocsTake a look at how the Excel Rest Library for more like this. In the meantime why not join our forum,follow the blog or follow me on twitter to ensure you get updates when they are available. 


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