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See 13 City Flags Get a Modern, Minimalist Makeover

Flags can tell a powerful story—especially when they use less to say more. See how we turned 13 city flags into minimalist masterpieces in our recent flag redesign challenge.

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How Much Money Should You Be Making?

THIS POST ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON HUBSPOT We’ve all wondered it before. Maybe we’ve Googled in hope of finding an answer. Maybe we’ve asked someone for help. Maybe we’ve just worried in silence. How much should I be paid for my job? It’s a tricky question to answer. Even if you know all the factors to consider,…

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5 Christmas Charts That Sum Up The Holidays

We love Christmas just as much as the next guy, but we also know that the holiday season can be rather stressful. I mean, after wrapping my 28th gift this season I just decided to deliver the rest of the gifts in the Amazon box it came in. So to help spread some holiday cheer,…

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College Football Playoffs: The Odds Of Your Team Winning

Last year was the first time the NCAA switched to the “playoffs” structure for college football. A select committee decides the best 4 college football teams are in the nation, which all play for the national title. This year, the four best teams are (1) Clemson (2) Alabama (3) Michigan State (4) Oklahoma. Therefore, (1) Clemson…

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Number Of Incarcerated Veterans in the U.S. Drops

The number of military veterans in the country’s jails and prisons continues to drop, a new report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics shows. It’s the first government report that includes significant numbers of veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan — and the findings defy stereotypes that returning war veterans are prone to crime. The…

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Kobe Bryant’s Career by the Numbers

Kobe Bryant just announced he’ll be retiring from basketball after the completion of the 2015/2016 NBA season. There’s no denying the legendary player’s had an incredible journey over the last 20 seasons. Not having attended college, Kobe instead came straight to the NBA after high school. After being drafted by the Charlotte Hornets, Kobe was traded…

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The Holidays Explained In 5 Charts

It’s that time of year again. Your uncle from Michigan is sleeping on your favorite recliner, your Grandma is making fun of your mom’s cooking, and your sister brought home her new boyfriend—who for some reason, only talks about the perfect climate for growing kale. It’s the holidays: the most wonderful time of the year….

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NYPD Mellows Out On Marijuana

The NYPD seem to be following Mayor de Blasio’s suggestion of relaxing on marijuana possession arrests. As of October 20th, New York’s finest have arrested 18,120 for marijuana possession. That’s a 40% reduction from the previous year of 29,906. While total marijuana arrests have decreased, the amount of tickets issued has increased dramatically. In 2014,…

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Gun Ownership Infographic

Gun ownership, and gun rights have become one of the hottest topics in the news lately. Perhaps that’s because of the increased number of shootings happening in the world today, or maybe because the political season is ramping up rather quickly. Whatever the case, gun ownership is one of the topics where people are either…

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China’s Air Pollution Experiment

Let’s clear the air, here. China’s air pollution is far from optimal. However, they recently conducted an experiment that drastically reduced emissions. Earlier this September, China held its 70th anniversary of World War II in Beijing. In preparation of the event, the Chinese government banned 2.5 million cars during the 2 weeks leading up to…

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