August 19th | The Legacy of Redlining on US Cities

The Home Owners’ Loan Corporation (HOLC) was a government-sponsored corporation created as part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal. Its purpose was to refinance home mortgages which were in […]

August 18th | Video previews help you find what you’re looking for even faster

We’re always looking for ways to help you find information faster and easier. That’s why when you look up “NBA draft recap,” for example, you’ve always seen short text snippets […]

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Turn around, bright eyes… and experience the total solar eclipse with Google

Move over, blue moon—there’s a more rare astronomical event in town. For the first time since 1979, a total eclipse of the sun is coming to the continental United States […]

Help Partition India

Seventy years ago a British lawyer called Sir Cyril Radcliffe was asked to draw the border that would divide British India into two countries. Now it’s your turn. Radcliffe’s new […]

A new machine learning app for reporting on hate in America

Hate crimes in America have historically been difficult to track since there is very little official data collected and what does exist, is incomplete and not very useful for reporters […]

Avocado Toast or New Home?

Avocado toast or new home? It really is that simple. Millennials need to stop complaining and start saving. All millennials seem to do is sit around eating avocado toast and […]

Food Insecurity in America

Food Insecurity in the United States is an interactive map which shows the number of people who need food assistance in each county in the United States. The map uses […]

#teampixel, unique in every way.

There is no theme for this week’s #teampixel feature, instead, the common thread binding them together is that each photo is unique. We’re continually impressed by our community’s work that […]

Donald’s ‘Beautiful Statues’

The Southern Poverty Law Center has found over 1,500 symbols of the Confederacy in public spaces, mostly in the southern United States. These include not just statues and other memorials […]

Meet the sixth graders who built a potable water dispenser

Schools in Latin America and around the world are searching for ways to take student impact beyond the classroom. In Mexico, we wanted to explore how teachers and students are […]


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