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Who Studies What? Men, Women And College Majors

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Earlier this month we covered the gender gap among computer science students. But what does it look like for other majors?

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Witches, Vampires And Pirates: 5 Years Of America's Most Popular Costumes

Monday, October 27, 2014

Thanks to shows like The Walking Dead and movies like World War Z, zombies are climbing the costume charts. The undead have risen from the 13th most popular costume up to No. 4 in just five years.

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The Most Common Jobs For The Rich, Middle Class And Poor

Thursday, October 16, 2014

What do people up and down the income ladder do for work?

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The Best And Worst Of The 2014 Midterm Political Ads

Thursday, October 16, 2014

This year, political ads are getting interesting with a couple of fear-mongering ads featuring Ebola.

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40 Years Of Income Inequality In America, In Graphs

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Households at the top saw the biggest gains. Those at the bottom stagnated. But what about the people in between?

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Is That A Lark I Hear? A Nightingale? Surprise! It's A Bat

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

There are animals famous for their songs. Whales sing. Birds sing. We humans have Aretha, Elvis, Ray Charles, Pavarotti. But bats — who knew?
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Is That A Lark I Hear? A Nightingale? Surprise! It's a Bat

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

There are animals famous for their songs. Whales sing. Birds sing. We humans have Aretha, Elvis, Ray Charles, Pavarotti. But bats — who knew?

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The Unemployment Rate In Every State, Before And After The Great Recession

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Yes, unemployment has gone up. But not everywhere.

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Who's In The Office? The American Workday In One Graph

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

What is the typical American workday? We take a look at how working hours change according to job type.

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Why Restaurant And Hotel Workers May Soon Get A Raise

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Restaurants and hotels are posting new job openings faster than they can fill them. This is a promising sign for the economy.

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Inequality Is Falling On Planet Earth

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Yes, inequality is rising in the U.S. But it's falling when you look at all of humanity.

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When Do Chefs And Doctors Buy Generic?

Friday, July 25, 2014

Experts are more likely than the general public to buy generic products — but not always. Here's a breakdown of which foods and drugs experts buy generic.

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How The Millennials May Save America

Monday, July 14, 2014

Millennials are the most populous generation in America. From a demographic perspective, this is very good news.

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Nadine Gordimer, Nobel-Winning Chronicler Of Apartheid, Dies

Monday, July 14, 2014

Gordimer found her central theme exploring the human effects of racial injustice, but her work continued long after South Africa's apartheid regime had ended.

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How Every U.S. State Has Fared Since The Recession, In 1 Graph

Thursday, July 03, 2014

There are more U.S. jobs now than there were before the recession. But the jobs are different — and they're in different places.

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How Much House You Can Buy, In 385 U.S. Cities

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

See how home prices and incomes have changed over the past 25 years, and how your city compares with others around the country.

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How Far Your Paycheck Goes, In 356 U.S. Cities

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Where do middle-class workers feel richest? Where does the cost of living take the biggest bite?

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What's Your Major? 4 Decades Of College Degrees, In 1 Graph

Friday, May 09, 2014

What is the mix of bachelor's degrees awarded today? And how has it changed since 1970?

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Most Americans Make It To The Top 20 Percent (At Least For A While)

Monday, May 05, 2014

Lots of Americans spend some time near the top of the income ladder — and many spend at least a few years in poverty.

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How Long Would You Have To Work To Buy A Burger In Your City?

Thursday, April 17, 2014

In West Baltimore, it takes 17 minutes of work (the average hourly wage is $19.34), but in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood, where wages are more than double that, it takes only nine minutes.

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