Why Loyal Readers Are About Three Times More Valuable To News Sites Than Social Or Search Readers [CHARTS]
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.
The data demonstrates that the world is still spending a considerable portion of public funds on defense.
Crimea’s decision to secede from Ukraine was actually quite predictable. Here's why.
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.
Far fewer planes go missing today than they did 50 years ago, but they are shrouded in mystery.
St. Patrick’s Day: How Irish Is Your State? And Where Are The Biggest St. Patrick’s Day Parades Being Hosted? [MAPS]
There are four times as many Irish-Americans as people in Ireland. And the stateside Irish really love St. Patrick’s Day.
Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney, Justin Timberlake: Which Musicians Made The Most Money In 2013? [CHARTS]
The top earner last year netted more than $39 million.
The Malaysia Airlines plane that's missing is the 22nd plane to have crashed this year.
When it comes to civil or criminal justice, the U.S., among high-income nations, is not in the most enviable spot.
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.
The United States ranks pretty low on the first-ever index that measures LGBT inclusion in armed forces.
China 2014 Military Budget To Increase By 12%: China's Defense Budget vs. Asia Defense Budgets [MAP]
With its defense budget, China is making a statement. And how do India, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, Taiwan and the Philippines compare?
Every single geotagged tweet about the Oscars, in an animated map.
More people put in requests to buy guns during December 2012 than any single month since 1993.
From Janet Gaynor, the first-ever Academy Award winner, to Jennifer Lawrence.
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.
Every single company bought by Amazon, Google, Apple, Yahoo and Facebook in the last 15 years, in one interactive visualization.
More than 230 million people were living outside the countries of their birth in 2013. Many of them sent money home.
And here's how much they rose in 20 big cities. The top gainers may surprise you.
How much territory did recently captured Mexican drug kingpin “El Chapo” control?
Where Does The United States’ Immigrant Workforce Come From, And How Much Money Are They Sending Home? [CHARTS]
The amount of money flowing out of the U.S. in the form of remittances has almost tripled in the last 20 years.
Rehabs.com analyzed thousands of written user experiences from 8 of the most used drugs and visualized the results.
A home to some of the United States' most iconic whiskeys has imposed the country's highest excise tax on beer.
The maker of Candy Crush Saga just filed for an IPO. Here’s how it compares with other publicly held mobile gaming companies.
Musicians only started singing about sex in the 1990s.
Three nations are holding more journalists in jail than the rest of the world combined.
“Vlad You’re Mine!” This Valentine’s day, give the gift of Putin. Play our Vladimir Putin emotion matrix game!
Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov alleged that more than half of the $50 billion spent on the Sochi Olympics was embezzled.
A look at the meteoric rise of Flappy Bird, using Google search trends and app review data.
Cigarette Taxes And Smoking: These Two Maps Will Show Exactly How Taxes Are Discouraging Smoking [MAPS]
We mapped the cigarette tax and number of smokers in each state, and here’s what we found.