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Bars Versus Grocery Stores In The United States

Bars Versus Grocery Stores In The United States

Jeeze, Illinois. You're thirsty.
Uniting Russia and The United States Through Rail

Uniting Russia and The United States Through Rail

Could it be that all we need to ease relations between the United States and Russia is a little railroad action?
Namibia’s Mysterious Fairy Circles

Namibia’s Mysterious Fairy Circles

Most prominently found in Namibia, fairy circles are natural 'bald spots' whose formation is rather contentious.
The Amount Of Snow It Takes To Cancel School Around The Country

The Amount Of Snow It Takes To Cancel School Around The Country

Take note, truants. If you want to make like a bear and sleep through winter, you might want to make a move down south.
Why You Should Care About California’s Drought

Why You Should Care About California’s Drought

Think that the effects of the weather will be confined within state borders? Think again.
An Astonishing Map Of US Economic Activity

An Astonishing Map Of US Economic Activity

The frontier might be the place where the heart may roam, but it certainly doesn't stoke economic activity.
A Divided Ukraine

A Divided Ukraine

The chaotic scene in Ukraine changes on the hour, but thankfully its history does not.
Visualizing The Global Scope Of The Seven Years War

Visualizing The Global Scope Of The Seven Years War

Over one million individuals across the world lost their lives during the Seven Years War, creating one of the oldest--and largest--world wars in history.
Global Incomes And Population

Global Incomes And Population

80% of the world's population lives on less than $10 a day. Consider that the next time you call yourself poor.
An Eye-Opening View Of US State Stereotypes Courtesy Of Auto Complete

An Eye-Opening View Of US State Stereotypes Courtesy Of Auto Complete

With the exception of the "good" state of Oregon and the perennially "important" state of Ohio, not many Google users are positive about the 50 states.
The World According To The Ottoman Empire

The World According To The Ottoman Empire

For lacking sophisticated cartography instruments, the Ottomans didn't do too bad of a job in sketching their understanding of the world.