Are Millennials really so different than the generations of young adults that came before them? Some data forensics reveals what has — and hasn't — actually changed about being a young adult in America.
So long, flying cars! It turns out that the transportation of the future might just already be propped up next to your garage: the bicycle.
In today's comments, we learned how to calculate the event horizon of a black hole, where to look for the very best in sci-fi inspired music, and one very surprising fact about where those between-year census figures come from.
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Using publicly available Census data, Business Insider's Walter Hickey and Joe Weisenthal have deduced that over half of America's population is localized to a mere 146 of the 3,144 U.S. counties and county-equivalents.
You're looking at just one print from a collection that comprises dozens of spellbinding maps and charts based on the results of the 1870 US census — the ninth census ever conducted, and the first to be performed in the years following the Civil War.
So far, over 1,000 io9 readers have shared their feedback with us via the 2010 Gawker Media Census. We found out that 60% of those who responded use hulu.com to get their sci-fi fixes. Where do you watch? Join the party—click through to submit your Census!
Last Census go-around, we found out that 93% of io9 readers consume online content, and 90% also regularly read books. Surely you can stop your zombie-like consumption (we mean that in a good way) for 10 minutes and share your media predilections.