Our impact on the planet has been profound. Today's graphic visualizes this human footprint by looking at population density, roads, undersea cables, and more.
An eye-opening look at the population 'heartbeat' of Manhattan, which swells to an incredible four million people during an average workday.
Each of the four colors is equal to 25% of the country's total population - and things get interesting when looking at Canada, Chile, or California.
The U.S. is known as a nation of immigrants - but just who came to America, and why? This striking animation tells the story.
In just a half-century, Dubai has gone from a fishing village to a global real estate hub. Today's video and graphic track the city's stunning transformation.
By 2100, the global population is projected to rise from 7.6 billion to 11.2 billion people. This animation shows how that growth will occur by region.
According to the WEF, the retirement savings gap is growing at $28 billion every 24 hours - and it could be the 'financial equivalent of climate...
Interactive map showing 500 cities with over 1M+ inhabitants, sorted by growth rate from 2000-2016. Use it to find the fastest growing cities in the world.
Long-term trends really allow you to see human progress on the most important indicators, like poverty reduction, education, democracy, literacy, and health.
See how the list of the world's five largest cities has changed between 3000 BC until today, and how it's expected to shift as we close...