Maps

A Map of History's Biggest Greenhouse Gas Polluters

A select few countries have been responsible for the majority of the world's CO2 emissions since the '70s.

Kevin Johnson

Where Each City's Uninsured Live

Very few people in Boston are uninsured, but there are huge swathes of them all over Dallas.

NASA

The Dozen Regional Powerhouses Driving the U.S. Economy

The Boston-Washington corridor, home to 18 percent of Americans, produces more economic activity than Germany.

The New York Metro's Economy Is Almost as Large as Australia's

How U.S. cities stack up economically worldwide.

AP

Louisiana's Coastline Is Disappearing Too Quickly for Mappers to Keep Up

The challenges of surveying an intricate land mass that's losing 16 square miles a year.

Shutterstock

Where It's Hardest for the Poor to Make Their Rent

In many places, there aren't enough affordable housing options to go around.

Olga Khazan

What Brings Americans to the ER?

Each region of the U.S. has the same four most common complaints, just in a different order.

Open Technology Institute

The Most Revealing Broadband Adoption Maps We've Ever Seen

In the era of Google Fiber, there's more reason than ever to confront America's digital divide.

Mapping New York's Traffic Crashes

Twenty-three percent of the city's 2013 car-related fatalities occurred in just 5 percent of its neighborhoods.

Oxford Internet Institute

There Are More Wikipedia Articles About This One Small Part of the World Than the Rest of It Combined

The uneven geography of digital information.

Zara Matheson

Where the Good and Bad Jobs Will Be, 10 Years From Now

The places creative, service, and working class jobs will grow the most by 2022.

NCDC / NOAA

Believe It or Not, January Was Full of Big, Warm Climate Anomalies

Here's a primer to last month's significant floods, droughts, and overall hotter-than-average temperatures.

Brookings

Why Income Inequality Is So Much Worse in Atlanta Than Omaha

A common problem with differing causes.

Reuters

A Map of the World's Most Dangerous Countries for Drivers

A new study from the University of Michigan maps global fatalities from car accidents.

DDOT

Cities, Mapped by Their Snow Routes

Street grids of necessity.

Mappable.info

3 Depressing GIFs That Illustrate Who's Failed by Public Transit

This is what a subway map looks like when you remove every stop that isn't wheelchair accessible.

National Coalition for the Homeless

How Cold Does It Have to Be Before Cities Are Required to Shelter the Homeless? Depends on Where You Are

A survey of varying mandates.

Census Bureau

A Detailed Map of the Net Migration Flows for Every U.S. County

People are leaving Minneapolis for Florida, Detroit for the suburbs, and Washington for New York.

Kelly Norton

The American Cities With the Most 'Pleasant' Weather

They're all in California, according to this NOAA-informed map.