October 24, 2016, 12pm PDT
Study links wildfires to climate change.
December 4, 2015, 12pm PST
Jody Avirgan shares insight into a new podcast with the creators of the new Pixar movie The Good Dinosaur, which reads like more of an advertisement for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
September 29, 2015, 9am PDT
The relative calm of the last decade may be luring hundreds of thousands of new coastal residents into a false sense of comfort.
August 2, 2015, 9am PDT
Motor vehicle crashes claim over 30,000 lives per year, with related costs in the hundreds of billions. While we sometimes view that frightening statistic as inevitable, there are reasons to reexamine speed limits and how we set them.
April 21, 2015, 1pm PDT
A Five Thirty Eight article reveals the data on the ubiquity, and relative lack thereof in certain populations, of the ability to ride a bike.
October 27, 2014, 12pm PDT
There isn't one way to measure how badly groups of people (like, say, residents of New Jersey) drive, but there is plenty of data available about how driving often goes terribly wrong.
August 4, 2014, 11am PDT
Data journalism site FiveThirtyEight wades into the complex world of transit ridership data, looking for insights into which cities make use of robust transit systems, and which still have work to do.
July 11, 2014, 10am PDT
The immigration trends in the United States are both changing quickly and a long time in the making, according to new research by the Pew Research Center
April 23, 2014, 5am PDT
According to new analysis by Nate Silver, New York City might be more aptly described as the city that sleeps in.