Category Archives: Trends

INFO-GRAPHIC: USA Arms Exports

U.S. weapons exports from 1950 to 2017. Data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute’s Arms Transfers Database. Units are expressed in trend indicator values (TIV). Each dot on the map = one TIV. Visualization by Will Geary. The United … Continue reading

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Historical Social Security Payroll Tax Rates

Historical Social Security Payroll Tax Rates from 1937 to today… SOURCE

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Two Chinese fighter jets carried out an “unsafe” intercept on a US Reconnaissance Plane over the South China Sea

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2016- Two Chinese fighter jets carried out an “unsafe” intercept of a U.S. military aircraft on Tuesday over the South China Sea, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. The incident took place in international airspace as the U.S. … Continue reading

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US Sends 3 Nuclear Stealth Bombers to Pacific

WASHINGTON — The United States has deployed three B-2 Spirit nuclear stealth bombers to support U.S. Pacific Command, U.S. Strategic Command announced Wednesday. The aircraft are the United States’ most advanced bomber and part of its nuclear deterrent defenses. It … Continue reading

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2015 Report: How much H-1B visa holders make in the U.S.

Ever wondered how much H-1B visa holders make? Now’s your chance to find out: San Francisco-based engineer Theo Negri has released a database of H-1B applications, searchable by company. Whenever a firm based in the United States wants to bring … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: Unhealthy Summertime Ozone Levels Ahead?

Air quality expected to get way worse over the next 35 years in the continental United States due to current climate change trends. Watch this video on The Scene.

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Huge Arctic Waves

Scientists have recently measured huge waves where you would never suspect. Watch this video on The Scene.

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NEW Revolutionary Architectural Designs by the UK for China’s Tallest Building Ever Just May Save the World in Process

While the architectures of yesteryear are often blamed for urban decay, today’s buildings could be responsible for its renewal. Jutting from the ground like two giant stalagmites, the latest design from UK architecture firm Chetwoods is going to blow the … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: 2013 Emerging Market Analysis

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Looking back at WW I; the uncomfortable parallels that exist today with the era that led to the outbreak of the first world war

As the New Year approached a century ago, most people in the West looked forward to 1914 with optimism. The hundred years since the Battle of Waterloo had not been entirely free of disaster—there had been a horrific civil war … Continue reading

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