News & Info on Maps

  • US States with the Most Car Accidents

    US States with the Most Car Accidents

      The US Department of Transportation’s data for 2015 shows that the total number of people who died in car crashes across the US was 35,092, and a total of 32,166 fatal motor vehicle crashes. This shows marked increase of 7.2 percent in the number of people who died in car crashes from the year
    Read More…

  • Top 10 Manufacturing Hubs in the USA

    Top 10 Manufacturing Hubs in the USA

      Manufacturing continues to be a critically important industry for many economies. In the US, manufacturing generally involves transforming raw materials into products employing mechanical, physical or chemical processes. America’s manufacturing industries usually involve plants, factories and mills; they also include small and home-based businesses and raw materials are typically commodities or components. Manufacturing anything
    Read More…

  • How much does a haircut cost around the world?

    How much does a haircut cost around the world?

      Today, a haircut is one of the most common forms of grooming services that are performed on a regular basis. But have you ever wondered what a haircut costs in different cities around the world? And what determines the cost? The answer for this is based on an analysis made by the financial services
    Read More…

  • Countries where Public Executions are still held

    Countries where Public Executions are still held

      In a few countries, executions are still practiced as a method of deterrent. Some countries perform these executions in public places for all to witness. Use of state-sponsored public execution as capital punishment, is reported to be active in; North Korea, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, and Yemen. The practice has been condemned by several
    Read More…

  • US cities with most pedestrian commuters

    US cities with most pedestrian commuters

      Walking is increasingly becoming a very important part of national conversation regarding global transportation globally, and especially in the United States. The American Census Bureau conducts the American Community Survey (ACS Survey), which is one of the most expansive sources of information on commuting and biking in the country. Their latest survey shows data
    Read More…

  • Countries where Toyota is Popular

    Countries where Toyota is Popular

      Toyota is one of the leading car manufacturers in the world, and offers a number of models such as the Prius, Yaris, Corolla, and Camry. The company was founded in 1937, in Japan, and over the years its popularity has continued to grow. Today the Japan-based manufacturer has the distinction of producing more than
    Read More…

  • The Percentage of Widows Around the World

    The Percentage of Widows Around the World

      The world recently celebrated the International Widows Day. The day provides an opportunity for action towards achieving recognition as well as the full rights for widows around the world. In fact, the situation of widows is not very good in some nations. Apart from dealing with the trauma of the death of their husbands,
    Read More…

  • FIS Snowboarding World Championships: France Has Won the Most Medals

    FIS Snowboarding World Championships: France Has Won the Most Medals

      Snowboarding is one of the most exciting and popular sports that is played on snow-covered slopes. But, the game is not for the faint-hearted. The sport involves a person standing on a snowboard, which is tied to his or her feet, zipping down steep slopes covered with snow. Snowboarding is much like skiing; however,
    Read More…

  • Where Does Your Country Rank on the Body Mass Index?

    Where Does Your Country Rank on the Body Mass Index?

      The Body Mass Index is an important indicator which measures the overall health of the person. The body mass index can be defined as the measure of body fat based on weight and height. The body mass index is applicable for both men and women. Both high and low body mass index is detrimental
    Read More…

  • High Blood Pressure: The Silent Killer

    High Blood Pressure: The Silent Killer

      High blood pressure is a serious medical problem which can also become fatal if precautions are not taken. High blood pressure may be due to a number of factors such as obesity, smoking, lack of physical activity, more than required salt in diet, stress, old age, hereditary reasons etc. However, blood pressure has no
    Read More…