Articles by Lisa Mahapatra
- US Home Prices: 2013 Was A Very Good Year
February 25 2014 12:01 PM
And here's how much they rose in 20 big cities. The top gainers may surprise you.
- A Guide To Mexico’s Drug Cartels
February 24 2014 3:30 PM
How much territory did recently captured Mexican drug kingpin “El Chapo” control?
- How Much Money Do International Immigrants In The US Send Home?
February 21 2014 7:44 AM
The amount of money flowing out of the U.S. in the form of remittances has almost tripled in the last 20 years.
- What Does Doing Recreational Drugs Feel Like?
February 20 2014 3:34 PM
Rehabs.com analyzed thousands of written user experiences from 8 of the most used drugs and visualized the results.
- What's Your Lager Tax? Because, In Heaven There Is No Beer
February 20 2014 1:46 PM
A home to some of the United States' most iconic whiskeys has imposed the country's highest excise tax on beer.
- How Does King Compare?
February 18 2014 1:37 PM
The maker of Candy Crush Saga just filed for an IPO. Here’s how it compares with other publicly held mobile gaming companies.
- The History Of Music In Charts
February 17 2014 3:12 PM
Musicians only started singing about sex in the 1990s.
- Freedom Of The Press
February 17 2014 2:29 PM
Three nations are holding more journalists in jail than the rest of the world combined.
- 50 Shades Of Putin: The Game
February 13 2014 4:14 PM
“Vlad You’re Mine!” This Valentine’s day, give the gift of Putin. Play our Vladimir Putin emotion matrix game!
- Corruption In Sochi, In An Infographic
February 11 2014 6:34 AM
Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov alleged that more than half of the $50 billion spent on the Sochi Olympics was embezzled.
- Flappy Bird: The App That Took A Roller-Coaster Ride
February 10 2014 12:11 PM
A look at the meteoric rise of Flappy Bird, using Google search trends and app review data.
- Two Maps That Prove Taxing Cigarettes Works
February 07 2014 3:26 PM
We mapped the cigarette tax and number of smokers in each state, and here’s what we found.
- Where In The World Are Cigarettes Cheapest?
February 07 2014 11:33 AM
If you’re willing to go to Pakistan for your nicotine fix, you can score a pack of Marlboros for less than $1.
- Religion In The US, Mapped
February 06 2014 2:08 PM
Mississippi is the most Protestant state, Rhode Island is the most Catholic, Utah is Mormon and New York has the most Jews.
- Who Are The Most Popular Superheroes In The Marvel Universe?
February 06 2014 10:56 AM
Clue: his civilian name is Peter Parker. But who’s number two?
- How Much Do Cigarettes Cost In Each US State?
February 05 2014 12:12 PM
Smokers in New York City are burning through about three times as much money on cigarettes as smokers in Kentucky.
- The Evolution Of The PlayStation
February 05 2014 10:54 AM
Here's a look back at how the PlayStation has changed since 1994:
- A Brief History Of Facebook
February 04 2014 2:27 PM
With a market capitalization of more than $150 billion, Facebook isn’t just a social network, it’s THE social network. Here’s how it happened.
- XBox One vs. PS4: Who’s Winning The Twitter Battle?
February 03 2014 2:00 PM
More than 10,000 people tweeted about the PS4 and the XBox One today, but which console got more tweets?
- Get That Money! Which Companies Get The Most Props In Hip-Hop?
January 31 2014 2:23 PM
When it comes to rap clout, only some of the world's biggest companies are name-dropped in lyrics. Who made the list?