How We Consume News
March 25 2014 1:26 PM EDT
Readers of news sites who type in the URL or click on a bookmarked link tend to spend more time on that site, and click on more stories.
Besides The US, Which Other Countries Have Strong Armies?
March 24 2014 1:58 PM EDT
The data demonstrates that the world is still spending a considerable portion of public funds on defense.
Does A Russian Crimea Makes Sense?
March 21 2014 3:51 PM EDT
Crimea’s decision to secede from Ukraine was actually quite predictable. Here's why.
Why Are So Many People In US Prisons?
March 19 2014 3:36 PM EDT
The United States has less than 5% of the world’s population, but one-fourth of the world’s prisoners. Here’s what people got locked up for.
A History Of Mysteriously Missing Planes
March 15 2014 11:34 AM EDT
Far fewer planes go missing today than they did 50 years ago, but they are shrouded in mystery.
How Irish Is Your State?
March 14 2014 10:42 AM EDT
There are four times as many Irish-Americans as people in Ireland. And the stateside Irish really love St. Patrick’s Day.
Which Musicians Made The Most Money In 2013?
March 11 2014 3:21 PM EDT
The top earner last year netted more than $39 million.
How Many Planes Crash Every Year?
March 10 2014 3:17 PM EDT
The Malaysia Airlines plane that's missing is the 22nd plane to have crashed this year.
How Does The US Justice System Compare?
March 07 2014 2:44 PM EST
When it comes to civil or criminal justice, the U.S., among high-income nations, is not in the most enviable spot.
The Banks That Made Bank
March 06 2014 2:03 PM EST
Mergers and acquisitions hit a five year high in 2013 -- and the investment banks that helped facilitate the deals made a lot of money in fees.
Where US Ranks On LGBT Armed Forces Inclusion
March 06 2014 6:00 AM EST
The United States ranks pretty low on the first-ever index that measures LGBT inclusion in armed forces.
What The March 2014 Federal Reserve Beige Book Is About In One Chart
March 05 2014 2:58 PM EST
The weather. The severe winter played havoc on economic conditions, according to the Federal Reserve.
What You Need To Know About China's Defense Budget
March 05 2014 12:56 PM EST
With its defense budget, China is making a statement. And how do India, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, Taiwan and the Philippines compare?
That Moment When Ellen DeGeneres’ Tweet Exploded On Twitter
March 04 2014 12:55 PM EST
Every single geotagged tweet about the Oscars, in an animated map.
The Ukraine Protests, In Tweets
March 04 2014 12:28 PM EST
Every single geotagged tweet that used the #Euromaidan hashtag between Feb. 19 and 23, in an animated map.
How George Zimmerman And Adam Lanza Reminded Americans Of Their Love For Guns
March 03 2014 3:23 PM EST
More people put in requests to buy guns during December 2012 than any single month since 1993.
Every Single Dress Worn By Best Actress Winner Since 1929
February 28 2014 8:59 PM EST
From Janet Gaynor, the first-ever Academy Award winner, to Jennifer Lawrence.
Is This The Worst Winter Ever?
February 28 2014 1:47 PM EST
Only six winters in the last 150 years have been as severe as or worse than the winter of 2013-14 in New York City so far. Here’s proof.
15 Years Of Tech Acquisitions
February 27 2014 10:04 AM EST
Every single company bought by Amazon, Google, Apple, Yahoo and Facebook in the last 15 years, in one interactive visualization.
How Migrant Workers Are Shaping The Economies Of Home Countries
February 26 2014 6:01 AM EST
More than 230 million people were living outside the countries of their birth in 2013. Many of them sent money home.