Chart of the Week: A minute on the Internet
Keeping up with what people do online is no easy task — just ask the researchers in our Internet Project. Nor is it much easier for those seeking ways to make money off online activities — they’re changing almost too fast to keep up with. But the folks at Quartz, the business-news site from Atlantic […]
Thanksgiving drivers may pay less for gasoline than last year
The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline across the U.S.
Chart of the Week: Americans on the move
How to visualize American migration from state to state — without maps.
Confidence in government falls in much of the developed world
Confidence in government plunged in most developed countries in the wake of the global financial crisis, a new OECD report finds.
Dow soars, but only about half of Americans will benefit
About half of all Americans own stocks, either directly or indirectly.
Chart of the Week: Inflation and unemployment through the decades
A look at 80+ years of economic history shows a complicated relationship between inflation and unemployment.
Texting while driving may be common, but it’s illegal in most states
Number of states that ban texting while driving.
Home values fell the most in biggest, most expensive metro areas
Number of 50 largest metro areas where median home values fell between 2007-09 and 2010-12.
More than 3.4M Americans trace their ancestry to the Philippines
Here’s a data portrait of the Filipino-American community, drawn from the Pew Research Center’s 2012 report on Asian Americans.
Obesity and poverty don’t always go together
Obesity in the U.S. varies considerably by gender, race, ethnicity, income and educational level, but not necessarily how you might expect.