As the shutdown continues, 800,000 government workers wait for something to happen. The New York Times uses others industries for scale. Ugh.
Government shutdown, other industries provided for scale
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Counting the Hours
Every day is a bit different, but here is a wideout view of how Americans spend their days. Compare with your own time use.
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.
Relationships: The First Time…
When Americans had sex, moved in with someone, and so on. Often not average. Far from normal.