Putting North and South American nations through Google produces some interesting results.
In ways that aren't always obvious.
U.S. households use more energy for A/C than the rest of the world combined. But that's changing, fast.
The light of urban development seen from space can tell us much about the shape of the world's economy.
Rising cigarette sales used to be a sign that poor countries were growing. Now declining rates seem to be the marker of prosperity.
Top-ranking cities have little relevance to emerging world cities.
Cities in emerging economies will play a huge role in increasing global GDP between now and 2025.
Traffic fatalities disproportionately affect children in developing countries.
A new exhibit reveals how architects and designers are embracing community participation in developing world projects