Archive for the ‘maps’ Category

Animation: Pollution is never a local issue

Animation: Pollution is never a local issue

By Ben | environment, maps, science, weather

Tweet [Researchers] found that pollution from China affects cloud development in the North Pacific and [&hellip

The solar system's solid surfaces

The solar system's solid surfaces

By Ben | infographics, maps, space

Tweet I'm not sure if "human skin" really counts as a solid surface...but... [click to [&hellip

Nobody lives here: The nearly 5 million Census Blocks with zero population

Nobody lives here: The nearly 5 million Census Blocks with zero population

By Ben | maps

Tweet from the creator's website: "A Block is the smallest area unit used by the [&hellip

Beautiful Maps: Where people run

Beautiful Maps: Where people run

By Ben | infographics, maps, technology

Tweet I have a habit of doing a bit of personal data tracking- using various [&hellip

Soda, Pop, Coke (American Dialects, part 2)

Soda, Pop, Coke (American Dialects, part 2)

By Ben | culture, infographics, maps, science

Tweet I've previously posted some of Joshua Katz's wonderful American dialect maps based on Bert [&hellip

60 Years of the Most Popular Names for Girls

60 Years of the Most Popular Names for Girls

By Ben | culture, maps

Tweet by Jezebel, via @Mythagon Tweet

All the World's Water in a Big Cube

All the World's Water in a Big Cube

By Ben | infographics, maps, science

Tweet What would it look like if you took all of the Earth's water and [&hellip

The United States redrawn as 50 States with Equal Population

The United States redrawn as 50 States with Equal Population

By Ben | maps

Tweet As @anya1anya notes, the names of these hypothetical states are excellent. I grew up in northern [&hellip

The Atlas of True Names

The Atlas of True Names

By Ben | maps

Tweet The Atlas of True Names looks to replace modern geographical names with their etymological [&hellip

Beautiful Maps: American Rivers in the Contiguous 48

Beautiful Maps: American Rivers in the Contiguous 48

By Ben | maps, nature

Tweet   Nelson Minar created this amazing map of the rivers in the contiguous 48 [&hellip

American Dialect Differences: A Fascinating Time Suck

American Dialect Differences: A Fascinating Time Suck

By Ben | culture, infographics, maps, science

Tweet My wife and I seriously spent two evenings going through all 122 dialect maps [&hellip

How Fast Could You Travel Across the U.S. in the 1800s?

How Fast Could You Travel Across the U.S. in the 1800s?

By Ben | history, maps

Tweet A flight from New York to San Francisco can be an all day affair [&hellip

A Map of Every Location Bob Dylan Has Ever Sung About

A Map of Every Location Bob Dylan Has Ever Sung About

By Ben | maps, music

Tweet From Slate: "And so, to mark Dylan’s 72nd birthday and the 50th anniversary of The Freewheelin’ Bob [&hellip

A Political Map of Pangea

A Political Map of Pangea

By Ben | maps, science

Tweet What would Pangea look like if we plopped our current political borders on top [&hellip

Tracking Cicada Swarmageddon 2013

Tracking Cicada Swarmageddon 2013

By Ben | animals, maps, science

Tweet This summer, the septadecennial cicadas of Brood 2 will emerge from the ground from [&hellip

How Money Flows- A New Map of the USA

How Money Flows- A New Map of the USA

By Ben | economics, maps

Tweet Using WheresGeorge.com, a site where users mark and track the movement of paper money, [&hellip

Missed Connections: An atlas of where we're (almost) finding love.

Missed Connections: An atlas of where we're (almost) finding love.

By Ben | culture, infographics, maps

Tweet   Gambrell, Dorothy. "Missed connections: seen but not spoken to: an atlas of where [&hellip

Beautiful Maps: Total Precipitable Water

Beautiful Maps: Total Precipitable Water

By Ben | maps, nature

Tweet From tropic.ssec.wisc.edu via What If? "Air holds water. If you walled off a column [&hellip

It's Not Global Warming, It's Really Just Ice Getting Wimpier. I swear.

By Ben | maps, nature

Tweet "The National Snow and Ice Data Center announced today (August 27th, 2012) that the [&hellip

Hurricane Locations & Intensities Since 1851

By Ben | infographics, maps, nature

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The path of one NYC Domino's Pizza delivery employee on a Friday night

The path of one NYC Domino's Pizza delivery employee on a Friday night

By Ben | infographics, maps

Tweet Check out other visualizations such as internet distribution in the USA, paths of deceased [&hellip

Film Map, A Street Map of Movie Titles

Film Map, A Street Map of Movie Titles

By Ben | infographics, maps, pop culture

Tweet via laughingsquid.com Tweet

The proposed 38 United States of America

The proposed 38 United States of America

By Ben | economics, history, maps

Tweet "If George Etzel Pearcy had his way, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s famous song would have been [&hellip

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