Institute for Research in Social Science Data Archive
A public opinion poll question database at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

"M&M's" Studios
You can find the current distribution of M&M's colors here.

The Chance Database: Polls and Surveys
Information on Polls and Surveys in the Chance database. The Chance site ( is a good source of statistics education material.

The Data and Story Library
A good source of real examples to demonstrate many statistical topics.

Exploring Data
An Australian statistics education site. Click first on Sampling, then on Data Collection and Sampling to access a collection of news articles that demonstrate both good and bad sampling techniques.

Archaeological Sampling Strategies
How sampling is applied to the problem of choosing archaeological dig sites.