The Atlantic interviewed Dr. Demetrios Matsakis, Chief Scientist for Time Services at the US Naval Observatory about where time comes from, the precision required and how they obtain it, and why we need such precision. Five seconds into it, my wife commented, “That sounds nerdy.” That’s how you know it’s gonna be good.
Where time comes from
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Interactive: How Americans Get to Work
The way that people get around can say a lot about how a place is made up. Here’s an interactive map that shows how people get to work in America.
Most Popular Fields of Study, Since 1970
Based on bachelor’s degrees conferred, here are the fields that were and are currently popular.
Relationships: The First Time…
When Americans had sex, moved in with someone, and so on. Often not average. Far from normal.