In a collaborative effort at The New York Times, a Fashion Week browser shows highlights of the event through thumbnails reminiscent of slitscans.
From buildings to bike lanes to painting over Broadway, how the city changed in 12 years of Bloomberg
The Times is collecting riders’ shared wisdom about their biking in New York. Explore their comments, add your own, or view popular routes on Strava, a running and cycling app.
Data released by the federal government on Wednesday shows that hospitals across the country charge Medicare differing amounts for the same procedure. The data includes bills submitted in 2011 by 3,300 hospitals nationwide for the 100 most commonly performed treatments and procedures like hip replacement, heart operations and gallbladder removal, among hospitals that reported at least 11 cases.
More than 700,00 people live in assisted-living centers, where they get help with daily activities like bathing and dressing. Most of the residents have multiple chronic health conditions.
The United States lags behind most of the world’s developed nations in rankings of the best places for mothers, especially working mothers. One reason is that the careers of many Americans demand schedules incompatible with the requirements of parenthood. Having no available middle ground, some primary caregivers (mostly mothers) leave their careers. If they do later return, they nearly always do so at salaries and positions well behind peers who did not interrupt their careers.
The Maya noted important dates using the Long Count, a 5,125-year cycle of 13 bak’tuns, each about 394 years long. In three years, a new bak’tun cycle will begin.
Most of the nation shifted to the right in Tuesday’s vote, but not far enough to secure a win for Mitt Romney.
The New York Times today released an informative yet beautiful infographic titled “Over the Decades, How States Have Shifted" [nytimes], designed by Mike Bostock and Shan Cartner. The interactive, vertical Sankey diagram reveals the party-based voting patterns of all US states during the last presidential elections.