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I Asked 20 Coworkers To Draw The United States. Most Couldn't.

Thrillist | Posted 12.15.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Gianni Jaccoma Learning the 50 states was a part of every American student's grade school curriculum; whether or not you thought Alaska and...

The Best Gifts and Gadgets for Travelers on the Road

Map Happy | Posted 12.11.2014 | Travel
Map Happy

I can't imagine life without my travel towel or vacuum-sealer bag for dirty clothes. It sometimes requires crazy-looking gadgets at the risk of having other people look at you like you're crazy.

Here's How You Can Honor The Newtown Victims

The Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller | Posted 12.08.2014 | Crime

This Sunday marks the two-year anniversary of the tragic mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and community organize...

Volunteering Can Improve Your Quality Of Life -- And These Countries Know It

The Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living

The benefits of altruism are significant -- and it looks like the world is starting to take notice. According to a new report from the U.K.-based C...

On World AIDS Day, A New View Into HIV

Patrick Sullivan | Posted 12.01.2014 | Impact
Patrick Sullivan

Today, on World AIDS Day, do your part by learning about how HIV impacts the world, the United States, and your community. Through innovation and education we can combat HIV and AIDS together.

7 Things to Know About Native American Languages

Colleen M Fitzgerald | Posted 11.08.2014 | Impact
Colleen M Fitzgerald

The month of November is Native American Heritage Month. A recent editorial by Kevin Gover, director of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian, suggests that "the vast majority of Americans have a limited -- and often mistaken -- understanding of Native American history."

These Maps Show The Most Common Jobs In Each Zip Code

Laura Allan | Posted 11.05.2014 | Business
Laura Allan

What would you guess is the most common job in the nation? Retail? Agriculture? Factory work?

These Are The Most Googled Halloween Costumes In Each State

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 11.19.2014 | Business

Some states are making a topical Halloween choice this year, opting for Frozen costumes or dressing as the mythical Slenderman. Others will keep it cl...

Here Is The Richest Woman In Each State

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business

When we think about the most powerful women in America, names like Oprah Winfrey, Janet Yellen, and Sheryl Sandberg come to mind. But measure sheerly ...

New Countries, Who's First?

William D. Chalmers | Posted 09.16.2014 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

Sure you had to cancel your travel plans for Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia due to the terrible Ebola outbreak and the Centers for Disease Control a...

Here's How Unfair The Tax System Is In Each State

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 09.19.2014 | Business

Most people don't love paying taxes, though they agree on the need to fork over some money to keep the government running. But what type of system do ...

24 Years Of America's Unemployment Rate In 10 Seconds

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 08.31.2014 | Business

The 2009 financial crisis wreaked havoc on American workers. This map gives a sense of just how dramatic its effect was on employment. The map, cre...

This Is What Everyone Talks About At America's Favorite Music Festivals

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 08.28.2014 | Entertainment

Diving into the conversation surrounding the 2013-2014 music festival season, Eventbrite teamed up with social media research company Mashwork to put ...

Here Are The Rules To Buying Alcohol In Each State's Grocery Stores

The Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business

Prohibition may have been repealed in 1933, but you'd barely know it from some of the alcohol laws still on the books in various states. The legacy of...

Stunning 19th Century Maps And Charts Put History In A New Light

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.10.2014 | Arts

Have you ever wondered how Ptolemy pictured the globe in the first century AD? Or how architects mapped out the ground plan for the 1904 World Fair? O...

Mapping New Ground: the Artist-Run London Biennale Pollination Event

JK Russ | Posted 08.27.2014 | Arts
JK Russ

The street frontages do not automatically suggest art venues within. But each of these four locations is host to the '2014 London Biennale Pollination in Las Vegas.'

The Places That Most Desperately Need A Higher Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 06.11.2014 | Business

Most Americans could use a raise. But southern Americans might need one the most. The Southest and Southwest are home to a disproportionate number ...

All of the Waffle House Locations in America

Nik Freeman | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Nik Freeman

This visualization stems from my irrational, lifelong infatuation with Waffle House, the always-open dive joint that manages to provide a low-cost, consistently-satisfying breakfast meal at its 1,600+ locations.

This Interactive Map Will Help You Find Your Perfect Summer Music Festival

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 04.21.2014 | Entertainment

Coachella might be finished, but there are still lots of music festivals ahead in the U.S. to choose from. But how to choose? You want the most ideal ...

Anna Almendrala

Veteran Explains How MDMA Helped Heal His Postwar Trauma

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.17.2014 | Science

MDMA, the illegal raver stimulant commonly known by its street names molly and ecstasy, may be poised to attract a new demographic beyond young people...

America Is a Land of Mustache Glory and Here's the Map

Ryan Nickum | Posted 06.16.2014 | Comedy
Ryan Nickum

Having Carl Weathers as your spirit mustache creates a lot of pressure, Is Virginia up to the challenge?

Reef Mappers: Visually Documenting Coral Reefs, Before They're Gone

Amber Jackson | Posted 06.11.2014 | Green
Amber Jackson

In an effort to capture the hearts and minds of people, a group of reef mappers with the Catlin Seaview Survey have set out to visually document coral reefs, before they're gone.

The Geography of Justin Bieber Fever in North America

Ryan Nickum | Posted 06.08.2014 | Entertainment
Ryan Nickum

When deciding where to live, there's no shortage of considerations, particularly when it comes to the musical tastes of your neighbors. Before movin...

8 Maps That Will Change the Way You Look at Africa

Vicky Ramírez | Posted 06.07.2014 | Impact
Vicky Ramírez

This incredible collection of maps really puts the African continent's population, income, growth, and potential into context.

Illinois Is the WORST State for Nonprofit Agencies

Madison Bondi | Posted 05.21.2014 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

According to a map put together by reddit user, bigafricanhat, using statistics from StateMaster.com, Illinois is apparently the WORST for nonprofit agencies.