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Friday, March 27, 2015

Why Most Twitter Maps Can't Be Trusted

A sophisticated age demands a more sophisticated social media cartography.

Aarian Marshall

Why Americans Live Farther From Work Than They Did a Decade Ago

A new Brookings report finds that jobs have sprawled outside city centers and away from poor and minority suburbs.

Tanvi Misra

These Beautiful Photos Capture Everyday Moments in NYC's Outer Boroughs

Photographer William Meyers documented ordinary life outside Manhattan in the 1990s and 2000s.

Tanvi Misra

Where Millennials Are Moving Now

New Census data shows that migration patterns among young adults changed after the Great Recession.

Richard Florida

Another Reason to Love California High-Speed Rail: It's Drought-Friendly

Despite what critics say, the project will encourage higher-density growth—and save precious water over the long term.

Laura Bliss

Cornfields, Trees, and Water: Mapping the Rest of America

Most maps of the U.S. prioritize metropolitan areas. But "Minimal Maps" single out the nation's forests, crops, and waterbodies.

Laura Bliss