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Pacific Rim Trade: a Great Blue Highway Out There

The staggering, often surprising, scope of stuff being bought and sold across the Pacific.

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Pacific Rim Trade: a Great Blue Highway Out There

The staggering, often surprising, scope of stuff being bought and sold across the Pacific.

 

Coworking Offices Abuzz With Independent Workers

Starbucks may have become America’s other office, but coworking offices — where people can rent a desk are popping up around the nation.

 

Do You Know Where Your Medicine Came From?

Here’s look at where the stuff in your medicine cabinet was manufactured. Just don’t ask if these foreign-made drugs are safe, because in many cases, it’s impossible to say.

 

Bridging the Budget Gap With Stolen Lunch Money

Results of a survey from the American Association of School Administrators shows how K-12 school officials across the country made cuts to their schools’ programs.

 

Battling World Hunger Through Innovative Technology

From innovation in architecture and robotics to mobile apps and interactive games, technology is reshaping our understanding of and approach to world hunger.

 

Did the Stimulus Quench America’s Economic Thirst?

Washington dumped torrents of stimulus dollars across the American landscape to keep the U.S. economy from dying on the vine, but most of the spending won’t bear fruit until 2015.

 

Tracking Climate Change

A footprint comparison of total carbon dioxide emissions by nation and per capita shows there’s plenty of room for smaller countries to reduce their carbon footprints.

 

How Congress Uses Twitter

In Congress, Republicans outnumber Democrats on Twitter 2 to 1, according to a diagram that looks at Tweets from both sides of the aisle.

 

Cash for Clunkers, Visualized

Graph shows that the U.S. government’s effort to shift car buyers to higher-efficiency vehicles was anything but a “Buy American” campaign.

 

Counting the Stars

Graphic representations of how movie stars and their critics rate, according to Metacritic.com.

 

Partisan Portfolios

You’d be surprised to see what congressional Democrats and Republicans own.

 

An Economy of Change

Our spinogram allows you to watch the U.S. economy change before your very eyes.

 

There and Here

Each year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services tracks the arrival and initial settlement location of refugees coming to the United States.

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