It's the cartography of our digital past!
Each state (plus Washington DC) as represented by a single movie. Did your home state get a bonafide classic or a dreadful dud?
It's a Friday afternoon on a perfect summer day, and you're ready to escape the city. Just how fast could you get out? If you picked up your keys and hit the road, here's where you could end up.
Robots are coming, but, at least in the United States, they're landing in clusters. Most are in Michigan and Ohio, the base of the U.S. auto industry, and the home of one of every five robots in the US.
No, it's not in South America. No, it's not next to Canada.
If you don't want to be mired in student debt, maybe avoid states like Ohio and New Hampshire and go chill and study in states like Hawaii (as if we needed any real reasons to want to go to Hawaii).
People are getting excited about the total solar eclipse that will sweep the US on Monday, August 21st. And — perhaps expectedly — no one seems to be more collectively pumped than those who live close to the eclipse's "path of totality".
Have you ever rolled your eyes at a job listing that used the phrase "go the extra mile"? We hope your eyes are warmed up, because you're about to see a lot of bad job listing clichés.
The opening car chase in "Baby Driver" is one of the best scenes of the movie and it's even cooler when you can see how the car chase would unfold in the real-life streets of Atlanta, Georgia (especially when sudden teleportations occur).
If you can't make it to somewhere located in the full eclipse path, this great interactive from Vox will show you how much of an eclipse you'll see from your home zip code (and what time of day it will peak).
If you dug a hole from anywhere the US, you definitely wouldn't end up in China.
Do not cross a man with a riding lawn mower and a lot of free time.
Home prices have finally clawed their way back to the peak of the housing bubble. That's on average nationally. The story is very different when you zoom in on different counties or cities in particular.
This drawing quiz from Time is a little bit wonky sometimes, but it's also pretty fun and a good reminder that remembering the states' specific geographic boundaries is actually pretty hard.
RealLifeLore decided to play a mind game imagining our nation truly divided along party lines.
According to these studies, it's not always where you'd think.
If you're looking to make a quick buck (or a billion), consider going into finance or starting a multinational retail super company.
It's not a pretty picture.
One of Rome's great achievements was its system of roads that criss-crossed Europe and, as the empire grew, Northern Africa and the Middle East — including 50,000 miles of paved roads. But what would it look like as a subway map?
Not only does a misspelling of "porn" dominate the country (it's four letters, you guys), apparently tons of people are also going to Pornhub.com and searching for... porn.
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