Articles by Lisa Mahapatra
- All The News Worth Tweeting About
January 30 2014 1:31 PM
Read all about it: The Washington Post drove more tweets than any other newspaper in the U.S. in 2013.
- State Of The Union - The Twitter Heat Chart
January 29 2014 10:38 AM
Check out Twitter's interactive visualization that tracked what President Obama said during his speech.
- The Rise Of The Chinese Tourist
January 28 2014 12:10 PM
More people visited Hong Kong in 2012 than any other city in the world.
- Here’s How Much Digital Trade Affects Economies
January 27 2014 12:10 PM
Countries with significant constraints on Internet use are losing out on average 2.5 percent of their annual GDP.
- Guess Who’s Making More Money Than You?
January 24 2014 6:14 AM
Garbage men in Newport Beach, Calif., get paid more than most sales managers.
- What Nations Spend On Food
January 23 2014 1:44 PM
As a percentage of all U.S. consumer goods purchased in a year, food accounts for less than it does in 83 other countries.
- Mapping Celebrities: Where Do NYC’s Rich And Famous Live?
January 22 2014 1:25 PM
More celebrities live in one noted NYC neighborhood than in any other.
- Yes, Perks Come With Working In Tech
January 21 2014 1:08 PM
From $2,000 to travel anywhere, to electronics budgets to daycare and on-site grooming services, tech work can be sweet.
- Where Do US Millionaires Live?
January 21 2014 11:34 AM
You might be surprised to learn which states have gained and lost the most seven-figure-income residents.
- US Hate Groups: All 1,007
January 17 2014 3:29 PM
Home to 82 hate groups, California topped the list of the states with the highest number of hate groups.
- Where’s The Closest Pizza Place?
January 16 2014 11:35 AM
Pizza Hut is the most ubiquitous pizza joint in the United States, with Domino's coming in second.
- Religious Hostilities At Six-Year High
January 15 2014 2:31 PM
One-third of the world's countries experienced social hostilities pertaining to religion in 2012, according to a new study by Pew.
- The US Reproductive Health Care And Rights Grade
January 14 2014 12:58 PM
Though the Affordable Care Act is expanding insurance coverage for reproductive health care services, access is getting more limited in some states.
- Globally, It's The Year To Vote
January 14 2014 11:17 AM
Among other locales, this year will see Turkey’s first directly elected president and Fiji’s first democratic parliamentary elections.
- Which Service Providers Do US Customers Curse At The Most?
December 18 2013 8:57 AM
Do you get upset, from time to time, at your cable TV company? You're not the only one.
- A Celebration Amid Intolerance
December 11 2013 4:23 PM
I'm getting married in two weeks, in a country that just criminalized homosexuality again. And it's making me very, very angry.
- The Worst Companies To Work For If You’re Gay
December 10 2013 11:31 AM
More than 50 Fortune 500 companies scored zero out of a potential 100 points when it came to being LGBT-friendly. Here’s the list.
- 90 Percent Of Fortune 500 Companies Are LGBT-Friendly
December 09 2013 3:08 PM
And for the first time, more than 60 percent of all Fortune 500 companies included both sexual orientation and gender identity protections in their company policy.
- Income Inequality In The US, Charted
December 07 2013 10:37 AM
Median income for the wealthiest 5 percent has bounced back to pre-recession levels, but the bottom 20 percent aren’t so lucky.
- In The US, What Kind Of An Inheritance Can You Expect?
December 06 2013 5:22 AM
Not only do more than half of U.S. retirees expect to leave an inheritance, they expect to leave a considerable one.