Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook stand astride the world of business today, but their market cap is dwarfed by the Dutch East India Company's at the height of tulip mania.
What if, instead of steadily rising until they kill us, our planet's oceans were slowly draining until they killed us?
A VICE News investigation counted both fatal and nonfatal police shootings nationwide for the first time. Meet the survivors.
When studying abroad, Americans stick to cultures similar to their own.
If you're like us, you probably have no idea exactly how many of your neighbors — or fellow Americans, for that matter — have unpaid debts. A cool new interactive map from the Urban Institute is here to help.
The bills have crucial differences that must be resolved before a final version can be sent to President Donald Trump's desk for signing.
Since 2008, the number of foreign students at US colleges have doubled — but the gap between male and female students from overseas is widening.
If you really think Colin Kaepernick hasn't been signed by the NFL because of poor QB skills and not because of his protests against police brutality, take a long, hard look at these stats.
A new study maps digital-skilled jobs across industries, metro areas, and demographic groups, revealing deep divides.
There are a lot of dumb things about the NFL, but allow SB Nation's Jon Bois to explain why the kickoff, while one of the most benign, is also one of the dumbest.
Anger over a "loot crate" system in "Star Wars Battlefront II" has translated into hundreds of thousands of downvotes on a Reddit post from the game's publisher... and anonymous online abuse hurled at the game's makers.
Charting how Americans differ throughout their lives in terms of education, marital status, employment status and more.
What Cut Cut Cut won't solve.
Despite consumer confidence at an all-time high and unemployment at an all-time low, somehow, retail chains are still closing.
Sometimes animated data visualizations demonstrate something important and mind-blowing about the real world. Other times they just look really cool.
How happy, healthy, and secure are Americans? A Gallup survey reveals how Americans from different states rate their well-being.
Two years after countries signed a landmark climate agreement in Paris, the world remains far off course from preventing drastic global warming in the decades ahead.
When authors compare something to "the size of a ___," what points of reference do they use? This chart breaks down the results from the 1800s compared to the early 2000s.
Many middle class families would receive a tax cut, but the benefits would be mixed, and some would probably end up paying more.
Or, given your age, the percentage of fish left in the sea. Here's a chart.
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