Infographic: A map that compares global birth and death rates at a glance
In these maps of global social network use, you can see Facebook taking over the world. Here’s 2013’s map.
Is it ya’ll, or you all? These maps show the peculiarities of American English, state by state.
Here’s how Facebook measured gay marriage support with an equals sign (or how big data is telling the story of the civil rights movement of our time)
Where do the healthiest people in America live?
Most city buses are now equipped with GPS, allowing for this beautiful rendering of Boston’s bus routes and speed. Read more.
Infographic Of The Day: How River Names Reveal Our Cultural Roots
Derek Watkins plots the many synonyms for “stream” on a map of the United States to illustrate the huge impact of cultural factors on how we label the natural world. See more
The sad slow death of America’s passenger trains. No one takes the train anymore, so why pour more money into it, right? But perhaps no one takes the train because there are no trains to take. If rail travel was cheap, and convenient and fast, there is no telling what the market might be.