Stop Telling People Not to Have Kids to Save the Planet
I'm terrified of climate change, but I became a parent anyway.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Spain Appointed a Sex Commissioner to Get People Making Babies Again
The new government position is aimed at curbing the country's dropping birth rate, apparently.
Watching Humans Take Over the Earth in 200,000 Years Is Pretty Relaxing
It took 200,000 years to reach the first billion humans, but only 200 years to get to seven billion.
Here’s Proof that the World Isn't the Hellhole It Feels Like
The world is much better than it has ever been, as evidenced by the following economic data visualized by Max Roser at University of Oxford.
Amy Robinson Sterling
These Countries Now Have a Historic Imbalance of Men to Women
Some European countries are now reporting a historic dude imbalance. We asked population experts what this might mean for women.
Meet the Data Scientist Revealing How Big China's 'Ghost Cities' Really Are
Baidu is revealing the truth about China's emptiest cities.
I’m an Only Child Because of China’s One-Child Policy
China's one-child policy is over, but its cultural impact persists.
New UN Estimates Predict a Global Population of 11 Billion by 2100
It could be worse, sure, but things are bad enough already.
The Infamous 1968 'Population Bomb' Doomsayer Still Stands by His Claim
Even though England is still totally here.
Artists Visualize (Then Solve) the Population Crisis
An interactive visualization from Stefano D'alessio and Martina Menegon could change your mind about the overpopulation.
All the Data Tech Companies Collect Still Can't Rival the Old-School Census
Statisticians need better quality data than your Facebook 'likes.'
Ishmael N. Daro
How Many Rats Does New York City Have?
Quite a town we've got here.