From the pyramids to the Eiffel Tower, our creations have scaled dramatically over the centuries. Which have been the world's tallest structures in history?
This epic attempt to condense the history of the world — including the rise and fall of empires — fits into a single video.
The prices of energy, agriculture, livestock and metals tell the story of human development. Learn about the commodity super cycle in this infographic.
This two-minute animation shows changes in the last 500 years of historical rankings for the world's 10 most populous cities.
What did ancient maps look like, before we had access to airplanes and satellites? See the evolution of the world map in this nifty infographic.
The history of Europe is breathtakingly complex, but this animated map helps makes sense of 2,400 years of shifting borders and nations.
From Colombia to China, explore this map to uncover the diverse histories and cultures represented in the literal translation of each country's name.
U.S. taxation has undergone massive changes over the last 250 years. From the American Revolution to modern reform, we explore its long history.
Jewelry has been coveted for centuries by many different cultures. Here's a look at the history of jewelry, and how it's evolved into a $348B industry.
How has the share of total jobs changed over time by sector? This compelling chart shows over 150 years of U.S. employment history by industry.