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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Survey participants were asked to grade fast food burger restaurants on eight criteria. This is how each restaurant ranked.
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As industries change and interests shift, some bachelor’s degrees grow more popular while others become less so.
Shifting Incomes for American Jobs
For various occupations, the difference between the person who makes the most and the one who makes the least can be significant.