Twelve thousand years ago, many more people lived in what we now call Mexico than in any other country.
According to the 2019 World Happiness Report, Finland is the happiest country in the world, followed by Denmark and Norway. The US dropped from 18th place to 19th this year.
We didn't fully understand what "runaway inflation" meant until we saw what happened in Bolivia in 1984.
Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google — known collectively as FAANG — currently have a total market capitalization of $3.1 trillion. But these tech companies haven't always dominated Wall Street.
Can the popularity of a book series or a movie franchise lead to an upswing in the popularity of a name? That seems to be the case at least when it comes to the popularity of "Arwen."
There are pros and cons to owning a car. On one hand, they're the only practical way to get around in many American communities. On the other hand, they cost a ton of money.
How are couples meeting now, and how has it changed over the years?
This fascinating visualization shows how the world's largest cities have grown and shrank since the year 1500 — and how Tokyo rose to #1.
Most of our national healthcare spending is for older Americans' healthcare needs — unsurprising, given that deadly (and expensive) conditions like cancer and heart disease become increasingly common with age.
"So how'd you two meet?" There's always a story, but the general ways people meet are usually similar. Using the freshly released How Couples Meet and Stay Together dataset, we can see the most common ways.
The internet is an overwhelming place. There is simply too much happening, all the time. And now, we finally have in infographic that attempts to visually represent what it's like to be online.
"Star Trek" fans use the term "redshirt" to refer to anonymous, expendable security guards who get killed on the series to move the plot along. But is the idea that characters in red shirts are most likely to die on "Star Trek" actually backed by data?
Billboard claims the most popular musicians of 2018 were Drake, Post Malone, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift and Cardi B. But neither Sheeran nor Swift released an album in 2018; does this ranking truly represent music culture?
One man’s opinion on the best (and worst) breakfast cereal on the market.
Among celebrity gossipmongers, Leonardo DiCaprio's penchant for dating younger women is well known. As the Academy Award-winning actor has gotten older, his girlfriends have... not.
Here's what the borders of Vatican City look like superimposed over the footprint of the Aalsmeer Flower Auction.
Logging and sightseeing transportation were hit hard, but professional design services and computer manufacturing are up.
Depending on the location, the space you can purchase with $1 million can actually be shockingly small.
America has more billionaires than the other top four billionaire-generating countries combined, but that doesn't mean that all of the richest billionaires in the world live in America.
For the last 15 years, the price of one book type has dipped, while the other has skyrocketed.
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