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Watch Chicago's Middle Class Disappear With This Amazing Map

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 06.04.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

In 1970, Chicago had a booming middle class. In the 40+ years since then, the middle class has disappeared from the city, squeezed out by growing lower and upper classes. It has left the city with two different economies.

This Map Of U.S. Divorce Rates Shows Where Marriages Go To Die

The Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 11.11.2013 | Divorce

Genetics, income levels, education -- these are only a handful of factors that studies say could influence a couple's risk of divorce. But could w...

Street Art At The Israeli-Palestinian Separation Wall

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.02.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

After a half hour, soldiers yelled down, asking what they were doing. "We're from New York, we paint," they shouted back, and continued spraying. M...

On The Map: Mexican Cartels' Influence Spreads

www.news.nationalpost.com | Jonathon Rivait and Richard Johnson | Posted 07.18.2012 | Latino Voices

The Mexican drug trade has left more than 50,000 bodies in its wake since 2006, and the cartels appear to be looking to expand their networks. With th...

Testing Our Limits: The Trouble with Computerized Exams

Melissa Bollow Tempel | Posted 05.22.2012 | Education
Melissa Bollow Tempel

As educators and parents, we need to be honest about how computerized testing serves to emphasize economic disparities.

WATCH: Jupiter Moon's Crazy Volcanic Past Visible In New Map

Posted 03.22.2012 | Science

Look out, Google Earth. Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have produced the most detailed map yet of Io, revealing Jupiter's large moon ...

WATCH: The Strangest Way To Play Piano

Posted 12.24.2011 | Arts

Akko Goldenbeld, a graduate student at the Design Academy Eindhoven, has created a realistic model of the city that doubles as a music roll for a play...

Meet Michela Alioto-Pier

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.10.2011 | San Francisco

Michela Alitoto-Pier Born: San Francisco, CA, 1968 Current Gig: Former San Francisco Supervisor Why should we vote for you? As a member of ...

Do You Live in a Food Desert? New Map Exposes Areas Most at Risk

Valerie Jaffee | Posted 07.11.2011 | Green
Valerie Jaffee

The Department of Agriculture just released a new online tool, the Food Desert Locator, which allows you to see whether your community lacks access to affordable, fresh and healthy food.

Suburbia's Disastrously High Unemployment Rate

The New Republic | Emily Garr | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business

In the three years since the recession began the number of unemployed in the nation increased by 90 percent, or 6.6 million people. As our latest geog...

LGBT Movement Makes Major Advances, But Are They Sustainable?

Ineke Mushovic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ineke Mushovic

Amid the current fiscal challenges, the ability of LGBT movement organizations to seize emerging opportunities and defend hard-won progress is critical.

Who Gives The Best Info? A Short History Of Information Design

Paula Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Paula Scher

Last month, FAST COMPANY magazine published the best info-graphics of the year from their design blog. The choice was derived from FC's own postings o...

2011: A Pivotal Year for Global Cooperation

John Lipsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Lipsky

2011 represents a pivotal year for the global economic recovery and for international policy cooperation -- as well as for the role of the Fund in addressing these two principal challenges.

Food Deserts In America, Illustrated

Slate Labs | | Bethany McLean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

A 2009 study by the Department of Agriculture found that 2.3 million households do not have access to a car and live more than a mile from a supermark...

WATCH: Video Shows Rise Of Food Stamp Use

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A new time-lapse video illustrates the depressing rise of food stamp usage throughout the U.S. The video's creator, Zero Hedge's John Lohman, point...

Where Tea Partiers Live

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

PBS's NewsHour and the Christian Science Monitor have created an interactive map showing the geographic distribution of self-identified Tea Partiers. It reveals some interesting truths about the movement -- and the GOP's future.

What a "Map of Play" Looks Like and Why We Need It

Darell Hammond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Darell Hammond

Although there are many things that people have taken the time to chart geographically, one thing you won't find is a comprehensive map of play areas in your community. It's time to change that.

U.S. Fault Lines GRAPHIC: Earthquake Hazard MAP

Posted 08.23.2011 | Home

Some may be curious of the U.S. fault lines with earthquakes in the news lately. The fact is most states are at risk of major earthquakes, with 39 ...

Interactive Map: How A 4C Rise Will Affect The Planet

guardian.co.uk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A map launched at the Science Museum in London has been developed using the latest peer-reviewed science from the Met Office Hadley Centre and other l...

What's The Best Jewish Deli In New York? (MAP)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Much to the shock of New Yorkers -- nay, Americans -- the Los Angeles Times ran a piece Wednesday declaring the City of Angels the Jewish deli capital...

1602 Map Unveiled, Shows China At Center Of World

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — A rarely seen 400-year-old map that identified Florida as "the Land of Flowers" and put China at the center of the world went on di...

UPDATE: What's The Best Jewish Deli In New York? Readers Respond

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Much to the shock of New Yorkers -- nay, Americans -- the Los Angeles Times ran a piece Wednesday declaring the City of Angels the Jewish deli capital...

GM Dealer Closing List: SEE THE LIST

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The list of the more than 1,000 dealerships that GM plans to close has begun to trickle in. On Friday, GM dealerships across the country began receivi...

UPDATED: GM Dealerships Closing, SEE THE LIST, INTERACTIVE MAP

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The list of the more than 1,000 dealerships that GM plans to close has begun to trickle in. On Friday, GM dealerships across the country began receivi...

Lunchtime Status Update for 9-19

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Another day, another 37 mew statewide polls (as of this writing) logged into the Pollster.com database. Today's batch managed to change classification...