A new study reminds us that poverty is the giant backpack dragging down American students.
In Toronto, single-parent households face a serious transit disadvantage.
Tea Party America doesn't look much like the base of the big-business Republican Party.
Unsafe roads and driving laws allow the global traffic-death rate to remain "unacceptably high," according to the World Health Organization.
How a California state law has helped convert many rental properties into condos.
Where Americans depend the most on federal spending.
An EU-funded project is building platforms to detect patterns in how people use urban spaces.
Not really, though there are a few exceptions.
Where creditors can legally take your car, your home, the last dollar in your bank account, and your kitchen appliances.
The U.S. is not number one.
"This is where the talent wants to live."
Medical advances have prolonged life expectancy, but women in parts of the country have been left behind.
The ages of Dutch structures are shown as glorious, prismatic blasts in this obsessively detailed map.
5.85 million Americans can't vote because of their criminal history, putting the U.S. at odds with countries throughout the developed world.
Facebook, Google, and—a newspaper?
The useful, clean, and customer-friendly service lets anyone follow how fast a train is moving at any given time.
The physical infrastructure of the Internet presents tantalizing targets for the NSA and other eavesdropping agencies.
The happiest countries on Earth are rich and European; the most miserable are located in impoverished Sub-Saharan Africa.
Without reliable government data, a group of researchers theorizes that the size of airtime purchases in Côte d’Ivoire roughly approximates wealth.