Map: Visualizing 40 Years of Nautical Piracy

For millennia, voyaging on the open seas has been a dangerous and risky endeavor. Between the powerful forces of Mother Nature and self-made obstacles stemming from human error, there is...

The Most Valuable Agricultural Commodity in Each State

Canna-business is booming on the heels of Canada’s momentous decision to legalize cannabis nationwide, and the industry is now projected to bring in close to $95 billion by 2026. Much...

Visualizing the AI Revolution in One Infographic

The World Wide Web is now as old as the typical millennial. On March 12, the World Wide Web celebrated its 30th birthday. Over the last three decades, we’ve seen...

A History of Revolution in U.S. Taxation

As Benjamin Franklin once said, “Nothing is certain except death and taxes.” While this quote was penned in 1789, his words still ring true today. U.S. taxation has changed over...

Don’t Get Carried Away By Beijing’s Stimulus

Residential construction work in Qingdao, China. Government stimulus is unlikely to deliver the economic boost of previous years © Bloomberg On the surface, this year’s jump in China’s total social...

Mapping The Spread Of Words Along Trade Routes

The World Wide Web is now as old as the typical millennial. On March 12, the World Wide Web celebrated its 30th birthday. Over the last three decades, we’ve seen...

Everyone Can Play

At a fundraising dinner for an American school that serves learning disabled children,the father of one of the students delivered a speech that would never be forgotten by all...

Arms Sales: USA vs. Russia (1950-2017)

Wealth does not always follow fame, but when properly monetized, stardom can be a powerful tool for building a fortune. The act of turning one’s self into a marketing machine...

Businesses Thrilled By Brexit Uncertainty: “It’s Exhilarating” Says Small Business Owner

With the European Commission saying that a No Deal is now “likely“, small businesses across the UK and EU27 have begun to look forward to the opportunities that it...

Timeline: The 30-Year History of the World Wide Web

The World Wide Web is now as old as the typical millennial. On March 12, the World Wide Web celebrated its 30th birthday. Over the last three decades, we’ve seen...

How the Tech Giants Make Their Billions

Time travel back to the early-2000s, and a list of the world’s most respected brands might be surprising. Tobacco company Marlboro is still one of the top 15 global brands...

Jeremy Lin, Role Model for Traders

If you pay attention to NBA basketball — and even if you don’t — you may have heard of the “Linsanity” phenomenon. Jeremy Lin, an Asian-American point guard for...