Cancer affects every American, whether directly or indirectly. But some regions of the country are more hard-hit than others. Stacker used CDC data on the incident rates of cancer in every state to examine how this disease is impacting the nation.
To find out where in America the government has made it most costly to drink beer, Stacker dove into data from the Tax Foundation.
Stacker investigated the gap between science and culture to compile 30 of the most common now-disproven scientific hypotheses that many Americans still believe today.
To get a more complete picture of women’s health in every state, Stacker calculated an index using data from the Kaiser Family Foundation’s State Profiles for Women’s Health and CDC data.
Stacker takes a retrospective look across the nation to compare the economic benefits of same-sex marriage in each state with actual current events involving that state’s LGBT+ community, including current Pride events, legislation, and local elections.
Stacker rounds up the states with the wettest summers, based on data from the NOAA’s State Climate Extremes.
The number of people identifying as LGBT+ has risen over time, and supportive legislation and resources for new families have increased over the past few decades. Stacker used census data to examine these trends in the 25 states with the highest percentages of same-sex households.
Stacker set out to trace the milestones, pitfalls and major events that define the economic legacy of the century, using data from the Federal Reserve, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Census, and other sources.
Through user-generated IMDb ratings, Stacker ranked the best film adaptations of Shakespeare’s classic plays.
Stacker utilized Charity Navigator to highlight 35 charities which support environmental causes.