There is a 16-by-16 mile grid of big X’s in the Sonoran Desert that were used to calibrate spy satellites in the 1960s. They’re no longer in use, but Julie Anand and Damon Sauer have been studying the marks and overlaying the paths of publicly-known satellites that are detected during the time of a photograph.
Satellites from the ground
This is an American Workday, By Occupation
I simulated a day for employed Americans to see when and where they work.
Interactive: When Do Americans Leave For Work?
We don’t all start our work days at the same time, despite what morning rush hour might have you think.
How We Spend Our Money, a Breakdown
We know spending changes when you have more money. Here’s by how much.