[Wo1] This map is very interesting, though I would prefer to see it broken down between say 1933 to 1950 and 1950 to present-day.
[Wo2] Giving up on the west, educated young Africans are heading home.
[Wo3] In their first election ever, Canadians had the United States on their mind. Among other things.
[Wo4] Is there any way we can shift the volcanic pressure away from some place where it will destroy humanity to somewhere in the Pacific where it could create a new continent? (If you didn’t know, science was not my best class in school.)
[Wo5] Even when there’s no river, there’s a chance the settlement was because of a river.
[Wo6] The whole Florida Man phenomenon is based on the fact that Florida has more sunshine laws (no pun intended) than other states, which allows reporters to scope around until they have weird stuff. On the opposite end of the spectrum is Kansas.
[Wo7] Erica Grieder explores five myths about Texas.
[Wo8] Sam Kriss investigates the Aztecs’ whole “World is gonna end in 2012” thing.