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How America became the most powerful country on Earth, in 11 maps - Vox

We take it for granted that the United States is the most powerful country on Earth today, and perhaps in human history. The story of how that came to be is long, fascinating, complex — and often misunderstood. Here, excerpted in part from "70 maps that explain America," are maps that help show …

Geopolitics

Map: These are the world’s least religious countries

The world's most populous country is also the globe's least religious. According to a new study, 90 percent of all Chinese consider themselves to be atheists or not to be religious.<p>The survey of 65 countries, conducted by Gallup International and the WI Network of Market Research, is based on …

Religion

25 New Free Commercial Fonts, to Enhance Your Website

If you’re looking for a way to enhance your website, consider adding a fresh and unique commercial font. There are always new fonts available, and ...

Typography

Why Are These 3 STEM Fields Dominated By Women?

Three STEM fields that are disproportionately female can teach other industries about how to boost the ranks to include more women.<p>We’ve all heard how few women study science, technology, engineering and math and how under-represented they are in the STEM workforce.<p>A quick snapshot shows that, …

Health Care

How Women Are Trailblazing the Future of Work Culture

When Elizabeth MacBride rejoined her newspaper as the managing editor, two months after the birth of her daughter, she found it increasingly …

Goldman Sachs

This type book is an absolute A-hole

There's plenty of ways to explore type in the design world. We've seen illustrated tributes, poster designs, alphabets, t-shirts and animations; this …

Graphic Design

Visualizing East Asia's Explosive Urban Growth

A winning data visualization highlights the successes—and perils—of the recent East Asian city boom.<p>In January, the World Bank released a monster report—an eBook, really—on the rise of urban East Asia. Between 2000 and 2010, the international financial institution reported, nearly 200 million …

Choose from more than 6,100 script fonts for invitations, cards, posters, and albums. In styles ranging from casual and warm to formal and elegant, these script font sets are inspired by vintage, classic, and modern letterforms. They include full character sets, multiple weights, and additional embellishments for a unique look.

The right kind of typography can take a design from bor…<p>Whether you’re the type who likes brunch, or the one wh…<p>Whether you're toasting at a wedding, …

Boko Haram Violence in Nigeria Forces 800K Kids From Homes: UNICEF

Around 800,000 children have been forced to flee Boko Haram's campaign of violence in Nigeria, according to a new United Nations report published Monday.<p>UNICEF's "Missing Childhoods" report was released on the eve of the anniversary of the mass abduction of 276 schoolgirls from the rural town of …

Africa

Girls need praise just as much as boys in the classroom. Here's why

One headmaster has declared that girls shouldn't be applauded in school because it disaffects boys and widens the gender gap. Kevin Stannard disagrees and explains why young girls need bucketloads of praise - but not perfectionism<p>Apparently teachers should <b>stop praising girls in classrooms</b>because it …

Self-improvement

Why real estate investors should follow global population trends

Beachfront huts in Somalia may be the best real estate investment in the world today due to population growth trends<p>Mon, Apr 13, 2015, 07:31 Updated: …

Chart: U.S. Will Have More New Immigrants in 10 Years Than Population of Half-Dozen Major Cities Combined

A new chart from the Senate Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest has produced this chart showing that, "U.S. To Admit More New …

Global Survey Finds 63% of World’s Population is Religious, While 11% Are “Convinced Atheists”

April 12, 2015 by Hemant Mehta<p>A new survey just released by WIN Gallup International (no relation to Gallup, Inc.) says that 63% of people around the …