This Infographic Will Help You Tell What Job You Should Have in Film

So, you want to work in the glamorous world of Hollywood movie making, but you're not quite sure what job suits your particular set of skills best? Well, now it's easy to find out whether you should be a producer, a wardrobe assistant, or just another audience member, thanks to this kind of amazing flowchart. » 2/24/14 9:30pm 2/24/14 9:30pm

Map: Six Decades of the Most Popular Names for Boys, State-by-State

As a companion to "Six Decades of the Most Popular Names for Girls," the map above shows the most popular names for boys, by state, from 1960 to 2012. Once again, names that are the most popular nationwide for that year are colored, and all data come from the Social Security Administration. One note: For space reasons… » 10/24/13 1:50pm 10/24/13 1:50pm

Map: Six Decades of the Most Popular Names for Girls, State-by-State

There will always be people out there picking weird names for their kids, but when you look at the choices that make their way to the top you'll see that Americans tend to play it safe. The maps above, based on data from the Social Security Administration, show the most popular baby names for girls by state, for… » 10/18/13 8:30am 10/18/13 8:30am

Women Didn't Abandon Rom-Coms, Roms-Coms Abandoned Women

Rom-Coms are not in a good place right now, as lamented by The Atlantic and our very own Tracy Moore. The chart above–based on figures from Box Office Mojo–shows just how badly the genre has tanked, as inflation-adjusted domestic ticket receipts (left axis) have plummeted despite a huge number of releases (line… » 5/20/13 3:50pm 5/20/13 3:50pm

Handy Venn Diagram Stereotypes Every Man On Earth

For the record, we are not saying that we agree with this chart. Straight dudes who are smart, nice, and handsome — all at the same time — do exist (sometimes they're just a little hard to find!). I will say, though, that this diagram just might correlate with the high number of gay male friends I have. Think about it. » 10/11/11 2:50pm 10/11/11 2:50pm

Terrific Visual Representations Of Terrible Abortion Restrictions

Indiana wins! Go Indiana! Oh wait, that's a chart of the different kinds of abortion restrictions existing in a state — from targeted restrictions on abortion providers (also known as TRAP laws) to parental consent laws to waiting periods. You can play around with the tools over at Remapping Debate, depending on which… » 9/14/11 6:30pm 9/14/11 6:30pm