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.
MapSwipe and its team of digital volunteers utilize the abundance of smart phone technology to gather more information on natural disasters and the impact they have on people, cities, and countries around the world.
The population of the Earth has grown and changed long before we were taking scientific records of the development of the human race. The migration of early humans continues to be studied as more and more evidence is discovered that gives us a clearer picture of what life was like […]
How high up you live affects your spoken language. Caleb Everett, an associate professors in the Athropology Department at the University of Miami published the results of his research into the correlation between elevation and phonemic ejective consonants in PLoS ONE Journal. Everett looked at ejective consonants which are voiceless consonants which require […]
Pulling data from the International Centre for Prison Studies, Stuart Sandine has create an online tool that allows users to map out and compare worldwide incarceration data. Sandine’s tool scrapes data from the ICPS so that it can be more easily visualized in the form of maps and graphs. Hosted on […]
The United States represents a vast area of land with 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million square kilometers) in size. With about 317 million residents , the U.S. is the third most populous country (after China and India) and the fourth largest country (after Russia, Canada, and China). Nik Freeman, who runs […]
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 […]
A new U.S. Census Bureau report shows that fewer women are opting for motherhood and those that do tend to have fewer children than those in the 1970s. One in five women aged 40 to 44 have no children and the average number of children for women in their 40s […]