Posts Tagged ‘maps’

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

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

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