Aerial laser mapping detects thousands of hidden structures in Peten region, suggesting its population was millions more than previously thought
Economist Issi Romem suggests the low density of inner suburbs makes housing more costly and pushes sprawl farther out.
Where black Americans live now has been shaped by where black Americans lived 116 years ago
What if land mass were determined by the number of people in an area that believed in a higher power? Here's what the US would look like.
Insurance platform PolicyGenius found that overall, life insurance applicants are healthier than the average American.
We know that New York City is the biggest city in the States, but we weren't expecting the population disparity to be this drastic.
Some people love their home states, while others, like the people in Connecticut or Rhode Island, much, much less so.
"Grid corrections" are where the roads that traverse gridded-out land plots have to twist in order to correct for our spherical planet. Here, Gerco de Ruijter uses aerial photography to reveal these deviations.
Google has gathered so much data, in so many areas, that it's now crunching it together and creating features that Apple can't make — surrounding Google Maps with a moat of time.
What if, instead of steadily rising until they kill us, our planet's oceans were slowly draining until they killed us?
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 largest known world map of its time — made of 60 individual sheets — can finally be seen as the mapmaker intended.
Recent mathematical proof shows that, paradoxically, voting districts sometimes need to exhibit bizarre shape in order to avoid the appearance of partisan gerrymandering.
These intricate, curious maps were supposed to be destroyed. The ones that remain reveal a fascinating portrait of how the USSR monitored the world.
A new study maps digital-skilled jobs across industries, metro areas, and demographic groups, revealing deep divides.
The region's "chemical genies" of the early 20th century were heralded as reaching into the future to create a more abundant life for all. Instead, they deprived future generations of their health and well-being.
You can tell which country used to own which part of the US simply by how the lands were surveyed and allocated.
How happy, healthy, and secure are Americans? A Gallup survey reveals how Americans from different states rate their well-being.
A set of sparsely populated islands has ensnared world powers in conflicts for centuries.
We finally have a map of Earth's former surface, which now resides in the mantle.
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