This spiral timeline shows the events that led us to our modern world, from the Big Bang to the present.
We visualize changes to our understanding of human evolution with the introduction of a new ancient human species, Homo bodoensis.
Where does your favorite food come from? Here's an interactive look at global food production.
See why China is facing a demographic crisis in this animated chart.
This animation shows the handful of minerals and elements that constitute the Earth's crust.
A Global Breakdown of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Sector In a few decades, greenhouse gases (GHGs)—chiefly in the form of CO₂ emissions—have risen at unprecedented rates...
Today, the U.S. dollar makes up 60% of held reserve currency. See how global preferences have shifted since 1900.
More than two-thirds of Earth’s surface is covered by water and hidden from sight. This animation drains the world’s oceans to reveal the ocean floor.
The world is in the midst of a notable demographic transition. Here's how the world population pyramid will change as we close in on the year...
In the next year or so, humanity is expected to pass the 8 billion person milestone. These charts and maps put global population growth into context.
Where you're from greatly influencers how you view the world. Here's a look at the core values in 94 different countries.