Many of the furniture giant’s products are named after Swedish locations. Not everyone is happy about that.
With sea levels rising, the Dutch are pondering floating cities — while also exporting their engineering know-how to turn a tidy profit.
Most “irrecoverable carbon” is concentrated in these tiny bits of the Earth’s land mass. Can we keep it there?
This map of Hutterite colonies in North America says something about religion and evolution — and more precisely, speciation.
The nascent field of geopsychology shows that the Big Five personality traits vary by region. But not all results conform to stereotype.
The “Euro Night Sprinter” map is utopian, but Europe’s rail future could look a lot like it.
Two mounds of rice and a tiny flag in a sea of curry is enough to re-heat an old territorial conflict.
This map shows that the territories discovered by Europeans add up to an area no bigger than Utah.
This might help you make it to the end of Herman Melville’s 19th century classic.
All of these conflicts have a long history. They may also have a long future.
Starting just about now, leaves start changing color from north to south, high to low, light to dark.
In Louisiana, high school starts at 7:30 am. Research shows that is at least an hour too early.
One of the best-known allegorical depictions of love has a rather pessimistic male twin.
Even 1500 years after the fall of Rome, its western border can still be seen on German street maps.
Americans don't like to ride the bus. There are ways to fix that.
By the end of this decade, Seabed 2030 wants to produce accurate maps for the remaining 80 percent of the ocean floor.
In some countries, people want more freedom of speech. In others, they feel that there is too much.
UAE is the world's most expensive country to start a business, but it's free in Rwanda.