Where do America’s most racist people live? ‘The rural Northeast and South,’ suggests a new study just published in PLOS ONE.
The number of traffic deaths has been increasing since 2015 after a 40-year decline, with more than 40,000 people dying on the roads last year for the first time in a decade.
8.3% of Americans age 12 and over — 22 million people — used marijuana on a monthly basis in 2015.
In 1960, nearly a third of reporters and editors had never attended a single year of college; in 2015, only 8.3 percent could say the same.
New data recently released by the National Endowment for the Arts suggests that there’s an awful lot of creativity happening far inland from America’s coastal tech and arts hubs.
Like the UK, the US will also reach majority-smartphone penetration among its population this year, a major milestone for two of the most advanced internet markets in the world.
Western Europe—the region with the second-largest number of smartphone users, with 196.6 million in 2014, eMarketer estimates—saw three Nordic countries reach 50% penetration last year.
Consumers in Asia-Pacific will account for more than half of all smartphone users this year.
This infomap by the Washington Post illustrates the second largest religious tradition for each state in the union.
Watch an animated heatmap of how Ellen DeGeneres’ a-list selfie at the Oscars spread across the world through Twitter.