New York City has a problem with income inequality. And it’s getting worse—the top of the spectrum is gaining and the bottom is losing. Along individual subway lines, earnings range from poverty to considerable wealth. The interactive infographic here charts these shifts, using data on median household income, from the U.S. Census Bureau, for census tracts with subway stations.
The Google Cultural Institute helps preserve and promote culture online. With a team of dedicated engineers, Google is building tools that make it simple to tell the stories of our diverse cultural heritage and make them accessible worldwide.
Since its first publication in 1952, “the newspaper of Anne Frank “is the most read and most studied foreign books in Japan. All generations, everyone knows the granddaughter of Amsterdam and its tragic fate.
Japan adopted Anne Frank, universal figure, to make a manga - a Japanese form specifically but the whole world is now appropriate. Foot nose, but also genuine attempt to build a bridge between two cultures, the authors describe their journey of Westerners in Japan “web-manga”, combining drawings, photographs, audio and video, to dispel the fog of relativism cultural nimbus Asia generally when viewed from the West.
Mammoths thrived in northern Siberia until about 12,000 years ago, when a warming climate—and ancient humans—pushed them toward extinction. Today climate change—and tusk hunters—are revealing their remains.