Troy Lambert takes a look at the correlations between population, education, and political leanings with maps from the US Census and the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
Different countries around the world vary in cultures, populations and traditions, which helps make up the wonderfully diverse world we live in. What are the factors that contribute to such a wide variety of facts about each country, though? There are many ways to think of each individual culture and […]
The NY Times reports on a survey of marriage and divorce by the Pew Research Center in the United States. The flash mapping application looks at the rates of marriage, divorce, and remarriage taken from the US Census Bureau’s 2008 American Community Survey. Idaho has the highest rate of both […]
On this day in 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, triggering the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. As always, this most American of holidays will be marked by parades, fireworks and backyard barbecues across the country.