When it comes to land ownership, someone has to draw the line. You can’t just decide put your picket fence wherever you’d like. It’s the job of land surveyors to define legal property boundaries on large and small scales, both in urban environments and remote wilderness.
Space exploration, whether it be through telescopes watching the skies or probes sent to far away planets, is the culmination of thousands of people’s work, collaborating together to solve the innumerable problems that arise when you try to reach beyond what seems possible.
The job market is an elusive, constantly shifting thing. Yet, for all that, as this map that takes us through the last 3 and a half decades of jobs in America shows, there are some fascinating patterns —and one clear choice for the single most common job in all of America right now.
So many of today's popular movies began humbly on the printed page—not in novels, but in comic books. There's a distinct appeal to the illustrated format's ability to tell both large, complex stories without compromising the intimacy of the narrative. And capturing those moments requires a skilled illustrator. What…
In every field of expertise, there's information that's common knowledge inside of the field and anything but to the rest of us. Today, we want to know about the information from (or about) your job that would most surprise people to learn.
The Recession hit hard, but unevenly, taking out some industries almost completely, while some prospered. Here's a chart looking at the impact of the Recession on 255 different industries — and how well they recovered, if at all.
Labor markets, and the jobs within them, are constantly re-inventing themselves. And sometimes they leave behind curious relics, including the period of time when companies were hiring Chief Electricity Officers.
Sorry, movie paleontologist brushing aside a light layer of dust to reveal a fully articulated Velocirapter fossil, we're on to you. Today, we want to know your picks for the most egregious examples of bad on-screen work habits.
The future is a beautiful place - and you can help make it that way, while picking up a paycheck at the same time. Here are 20 jobs that will help the human race avoid dystopia!
Working as a concept artist is one of the coolest careers you could possibly imagine. You get to paint pictures of spaceships and heroic battles, and imagine strange new worlds. How can you get in on this action?