How did we come to work in spaces that make us so miserable?
In the middle of the 20th century, hundreds of Americans died each year from lightning strikes. Now, fewer than 30 do. What gives?
Social Security Administration data visualized in the most lovely way imaginable.
A map from the Oxford Internet Institute reveals the geographical distribution of billions of photos uploaded to the popular image-sharing site.
Officials say that the ban is necessary to protect people's privacy. Is that so?
It is from this remote community in southern Kazakhstan that humans first sent a satellite, an animal, and a person into orbit. But it didn't get an MRI machine until 2011.
Turns out, it's hard to get a good picture of an eruption, which makes these shots all the more remarkable.
According to a new report, there are now 48,000 "large" dams around the planet.
Is this legal?
The Digital Public Library of America announces the addition of a vast treasure trove of maps.
With a long exposure and a flashlight, Jacques Domenge brings out the surreal beauty of the cherry trees after the crowds have gone.
Google Street View goes to its most extreme destinations yet: 4 of the planet's highest mountains.
The peninsula is unstable terrain by dint of its particular geology.
Or at least know what you're flying over, thanks to new Delta app.
An artist's quest to bring graffiti to life, via GIFs.
A photography project reminds us that soldiers surrendered and prisoners marched on the same streets we walk along every day.
The CEO apologizes, suggests users bookmark Google maps.
Small differences in ratings can really help (or hurt) restaurants.
Between 2007 and 2011, about 90 percent of those arrested were African American. How did this happen?