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Lasers Reveal More Than 61,000 Ancient Maya Structures Hidden Beneath Guatemalan Jungle

Lasers Reveal More Than 61,000 Ancient Maya Structures Hidden Beneath Guatemalan Jungle

The survey revealed that the Mayans modified way more of their landscape than researchers ever thought.
These Are The Laziest Countries In The World, According To The United Nations

These Are The Laziest Countries In The World, According To The United Nations

The World Health Organization had hoped to reduce inactivity 10 percent by 2025, but these numbers don't bode well for that goal.
New World Map Shows Just How Inaccurate Every Map You’ve Ever Seen Is

New World Map Shows Just How Inaccurate Every Map You’ve Ever Seen Is

The Equal Earth projection hopes to put an end to distorted world maps for good.
30 “Persuasive” Maps That Attempted To Change History

30 “Persuasive” Maps That Attempted To Change History

These examples of "persuasive cartography" are as eye-catching as they are manipulative.
29 Ancient Maps That Show How Our Ancestors Saw The World

29 Ancient Maps That Show How Our Ancestors Saw The World

These ancient world maps might be inaccurate, but they were once thought to be exemplars of cartography.
Americans’ Life Expectancies Vary Wildly From County To County, New Research Shows

Americans’ Life Expectancies Vary Wildly From County To County, New Research Shows

New data reveal that your expected lifespan could vary by as much as two decades — all depending on where you live.
Boston Schools “Decolonize” Curriculum, Switch To More Accurate World Map

Boston Schools “Decolonize” Curriculum, Switch To More Accurate World Map

For decades, we've all been using a map that simply isn't accurate and instead reinforces colonial biases.
Scientists Find New Continent Near Australia

Scientists Find New Continent Near Australia

The new continent, Zealandia, lies to the east of Australia, near New Zealand.
This Would Have Been The Electoral Map If Bernie Sanders Had Run Against Trump

This Would Have Been The Electoral Map If Bernie Sanders Had Run Against Trump

America would be looking at 4 years of Bernie Sanders instead of 4 years of Donald Trump.
More Accurate World Map Wins Prestigious Design Award

More Accurate World Map Wins Prestigious Design Award

The AuthaGraph map is the most accurate map you'll ever see. You probably won't like it.
33 Maps That Explain The World’s Drug Problem

33 Maps That Explain The World’s Drug Problem

Cocaine and cannabis use are down, and a number of far scarier drugs are up — and that's just the tip of the iceberg.