A big part of the sexiest job in the 21st century is blending. Blending data formats, data sources, tools, as well as vintage and modern data. In order to address this need, we started a blog post series with blending examples. This presentation is a short extract of stories for the blog post series “Will they blend?”, including experiments on SQL and noSQL databases, REST API, Google services, XML and JSON structures, omnipresent Excel and text files, MS Word and epub documents, social media channels, legacy sources, images, numbers and text, Hive and Spark, cloud based repositories, R and Python scripts, and many more!