As one of the busiest travel days of the year approaches, here's a list of the country's most congested roads
Artists in Rio de Janeiro are tapping into local creativity to transform a community
A number of social and economic factors have astonishing correlations with a nation's political behavior
The Gallup-Heathways Well-Being Index measures a population's general health and happiness. Which areas scored highest?
As the holiday approaches, which areas will have to dole out the most candy?
How the geography social media networks are reinforcing the increasingly uneven nature of America's economic landscape
It's deeper structural factors, rather than cyclical ones, that determine partisan voting patterns
How did the new elect's faith play into his victory?
Global research centers function as a hub for knowledge based economies. Where are these institutions most concentrated?
A video profiling efforts to create a more livable post-sprawl mega city
The economic crisis is altering the landscape of global finance. Which factors determine the world's financial powerhouses?
A video depicting how New York City is changing to a "city for people"
A video demonstrating the transformative role that public art can play
Women's employment correlates with overall life satisfaction and other interesting factors
Recruitment is not only coming from a distinct income bracket, but also from specific U.S. regions, further distancing enlisted soldiers from the American people
Beautiful aerial photos of housing developments stymied by the real estate collapse
How urban density affects travel time in the nation's 51 largest metro areas
Comparing the densest areas reveals that innovation and growth are clustered on the coasts
Scientific knowledge powers the rise of new industries facilitating the growth and prosperity of a region. Which areas have a high concentration of tech?
A revealing chart from Mike Mandel showing how America invested in assets throughout the last decade