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Map Of The Day: Which Nations’ Tragedies We Care About And Which We Don’t

Map Of The Day: Which Nations’ Tragedies We Care About And Which We Don’t

Sadly, you probably already know what these colors mean.
What Maps Get Wrong About The World — And How It Happened

What Maps Get Wrong About The World — And How It Happened

Most of the world maps we use on a daily basis bear little relation to reality. Here's why.
What We Loved This Week, Feb. 28 – Mar. 5

What We Loved This Week, Feb. 28 – Mar. 5

Step aboard a boat fit for a Bond villain.
Map Of The Day: This Startling Image Will Remind The West That We’re Not Nearly As Big As We Think

Map Of The Day: This Startling Image Will Remind The West That We’re Not Nearly As Big As We Think

And experts predict that by the year 2100, the changes will be even more drastic.
Video Of The Day: 15 Years Of Terror

Video Of The Day: 15 Years Of Terror

There was an 80% increase in deaths from terrorism between 2013 and 2014.
Graph Of The Day: See Your State’s Economy Compared To That Of A Foreign Country

Graph Of The Day: See Your State’s Economy Compared To That Of A Foreign Country

California's economy is as big as Brazil's. How about your state's?
Graph Of The Day: How Much The Biggest Cities Contribute To America’s GDP

Graph Of The Day: How Much The Biggest Cities Contribute To America’s GDP

The New York Metropolitan area alone contributed 10 percent of the country's total GDP. Did your city pull its weight?
25 Ancient Maps That Make Modern Ones Look Very Boring

25 Ancient Maps That Make Modern Ones Look Very Boring

These ancient maps, whether etched into brass or drawn onto deerskin, present a vivid, beautiful worldview that modern maps can't provide.
A Staggering Spatial Comparison Of Alaska And Pluto

A Staggering Spatial Comparison Of Alaska And Pluto

Is Alaska that massive, or is Pluto that small?
How The United States Achieved Full Marriage Equality

How The United States Achieved Full Marriage Equality

Sorry, guys: marriage equality didn't come as a result of judicial activism. It arrived after conservative decisions on the issue just didn't work.
A Fascinating Chart Of People Who You’d Never Think Were Alive At The Same Time…But Were

A Fascinating Chart Of People Who You’d Never Think Were Alive At The Same Time…But Were

Biggie Smalls was alive at the same time as WHO?