On this day in 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, triggering the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. As always, this most American of holidays will be marked by parades, fireworks and backyard barbecues across the country.
A megacity in geography is an urban area that contains more than 10 million residents.
Pulling data from the International Centre for Prison Studies, Stuart Sandine has create an online tool that allows users to map out and compare worldwide incarceration … Read more
The United States represents a vast area of land with 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million square kilometers) in size. With about 317 million residents , the … Read more
The NY Times reports on a survey of marriage and divorce by the Pew Research Center in the United States. The flash mapping application looks … Read more
The NY Times takes a look at the substantially higher number of inmates in America versus any other country. With 2.3 million criminals behind bars, … Read more