The Mercator projection can be useful for giving directions, but when it comes to world maps, the projection doesn’t hold up well as you move far north and south. By how much? Give this puzzle game a try and match the red boundaries to their respective countries.
Mercator map puzzle
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Percentage of People Who Married, Given Your Age
Or, given your age, the percentage of fish left in the sea. Here’s a chart.
About 18 percent of couple households are single-income. I wanted to know what the earner in these homes usually do.
This is an American Workday, By Occupation
I simulated a day for employed Americans to see when and where they work.