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Starting at the turn of the 21st century, camera manufacturers saw an unprecedented rise in shipments as more and more people dabbled in amateur photography. After peaking in 2010, when 121 million photo cameras shipped, sales plummeted dramatically as smartphones revolutionized people's everyday lives by giving them the power of a computer in their pocket. With smartphones, users had instant web access, a new way to communicate and powerful tools and apps at their fingertips.
Today marks the 75th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy during World War II. About 16.1 million American soldiers survived the war. Living veterans are now in their late 80s, 90s or older. The interactive graphic below shows the passing of WWII veterans in the United States throughout the decades and breaks down the number of survivors in each state.
Music streaming produced $7.7 billion in revenues last year for the recorded music industry, easily making up the largest segment of profits for an industry that had suffered several years of decline. The revenue source in 2018 matched the levels produced by vinyl in 1974. Ever since 2005, streaming revenues have increased and progressively have produced a larger percentage of revenue.
The Minnesota fishing opener is a rite of passage each spring, with hundreds of thousands of anglers heading to lakes and rivers across the state in the hopes of catching a walleye. Here's a closer look at key facts surrounding the 2019 opener on Saturday, May 11.
MINNEAPOLIS -- For the fourth time, Minneapolis will serve as home to the NCAA basketball championship. Fan events begin Friday, April 5, and culminate with the Division I national title game Monday night. A closer look at the event schedule is below.
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- When the pucks drop this week in Bemidji for Hockey Day Minnesota, it is expected to be a celebration of the game and its roots. Before indoor and heated arenas, players took to outdoor rinks and braved weather conditions -- regardless of the temperature or wind chill factor. Games this week are a throwback to the early days of the sport in Minnesota.
When it comes to Thanksgiving, Americans have a lot of traditions and favorites. Here's an interactive look at the holiday -- from most popular pies, what's on the dinner plate and historic gas prices.
Adam Thielen, the Minnesota Vikings' standout wide receiver, is the first player in NFL history to start the season with five consecutive 100-yard receiving games. Here's a look at his season so far.