Maybe the numbers aren't that high at the individual level, but if you're going to look at it from that angle, it's only fair to step back and scale up.
The latest person to set a World Record completion time in the original "Super Mario Bros." has managed to get a run under 4 minutes and 55 seconds. Watch the run, and then see how the runner gradually shaved off time over the last two years.
While it's no surprise that housing in cities like San Jose and San Francisco is extremely expensive, the contrast between housing prices in different cities is far more drastic than we'd imagined.
When it comes to the animal villains in Disney movies, data shows some animals are far more likely to play the antagonist than others.
This should surprise no one, but the US's healthcare system is far from a picture of health.
Car theft has been experiencing a resurgence in the past few years, but not all cars are being targeted equally by thieves.
So much damage was done after Florence had already passed through and dissipated, with river levels continuing to surge over the course of this week.
You'll take home 13.5% more money in places without state income tax than in the highest-taxed city in the country.
While cinematic attendance is high in the US, it is not the country with the highest number of theater visits per capita.
America is often described as a place of great divides — between red and blue, big cities and rural towns, the coasts and the heartland. But our social lives are shaped by a much stronger force that ignores many of these lines: distance.
It's some of the countries in the middle that have the most interesting elevation spans, especially the outliers — like Lesotho, whose *lowest* point is 4593 feet above sea level.
Surprisingly, the most expensive cities in the US aren't the cities where millennials are carrying the most non-mortgage debt.
Welcome to the "Anatomy of an AI System."
The tactic is all but extinct from women's tennis, despite still being incredibly effective.
Discretionary spending is subject to the desires and priorities of whoever's in political power at any given time, which becomes very clear as you watch the visualization unfold.
When you take a step back and look at the way other countries approach gun ownership, it becomes very clear that America has a unique gun problem.
Turns out, the US really can't get enough of "The Shawshank Redemption" and Germany's best movie is... "Fight Club"?
Who knew that the preferences of European countries could change so much in the span of 25 years?
"Originally a mere 20x the pay of normal people, chief executives have enjoyed well over 200x almost every year since the 1990s."
As the world warms because of human-induced climate change, most of us can expect to see more days when temperatures hit 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 degrees Celsius) or higher. See how your hometown has changed so far and how much hotter it may get.
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