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Prohibition may have been repealed in 1933, but you'd barely know it from some of the alcohol laws still on the books in various states.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

Emily Thomas

First LSD Study In Decades Shows Medical Promise

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Thomas | Posted 03.06.2014 | Science

After a decades-long pause on LSD medical research, the results of the first LSD study approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 40 years h...

A 'True Detective'-Inspired Map of America's Most Macabre Murder Cases

Roadtrippers | Posted 05.06.2014 | Entertainment
Roadtrippers

There's no denying that human beings have always been predisposed to fascination with the unusual, ugly, and frightening things that hide in the dark corners of the world around us. Unfortunately, not all monsters live in our imagination. This map is an exploration of America's real-life monsters and the detectives who caught them.

9 Maps That Should Outrage Southerners

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 03.07.2014 | Business

Look, there are lots of things to love about the South. It's clean and quiet. There's delicious food, good people and often amazing weather. But that'...

What's New on Mars: Triangle Monkey Butt

Jan Millsapps, Ph.D. | Posted 05.05.2014 | Science
Jan Millsapps, Ph.D.

The newest name-it-and-claim-it-in-space game, a Uwingu/Mars One partnership, invites the public to participate in naming the 500,000 unnamed craters on Mars. Five dollars gets you a small crater; the big bucks buy you more.

This Is The United States Of Comcast, Depressing Map Shows

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 03.05.2014 | Technology

Forget the United States of America: This is the United States of Comcast. Comcast's $45 billion deal to buy Time Warner Cable is going to give it ...

This Map Will Change How You View Public Transportation In America

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 02.16.2014 | Business

Want to channel your inner Jack Kerouac but too broke to own a car? Just really into "map porn"? Then this one is for you. This incredibly detailed...

Your State's Economy Is As Big As An Entire Country's

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.05.2014 | Business

The American economy is so massive that your home state has a GDP (or gross domestic product) roughly equal to that of an entire country. Here's a cle...

Where Would You Live On This Amazing Map Of The Internet?

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.31.2014 | Technology

Some people -- your friendly editors and reporters at HuffPost Tech included -- are on the Internet so much, they may as well live there. Over on ...

Book Review: Mindful Molecules

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 03.13.2014 | Books
Craig K. Comstock

In contrast to the war on drugs, MAPS wants psychedelics and substances such as marijuana and MDMA adopted as prescription medicines. The acronym stan...