Millions of African Americans left the South from 1910 to 1970. Known as the Great Migration, this movement had a profound impact on the contemporary United States.
The price for a cremation varies hugely depending on the location. Are funeral homes price-gouging?
Think female rulers are inherently more pacifist? Think again.
Gage Skidmore has photographed nearly every presidential candidate since 2008 — and by giving away all of his images for free, he has quickly become the Internet's most prominent political photographer.
Computers certainly draw prettier voting district maps than people do. But if we actually used them, we might have even less fair elections.
Under civil forfeiture laws, police officers can take money from people with no proof of any wrongdoing, and without filing criminal charges. How does this work, and what happens to the money?
In 1960, Connie Converse gave up music for good. In 1974, she disappeared and nobody ever heard from her again. And in 2009, her first album debuted.
The research of William Cleveland gave data visualization its scientific foundation. Modern visualizers owe him a great debt.
We explore the rise to ubiquity of America's number one holiday song.