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

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

Beautiful Maps: Where people run

Beautiful Maps: Where people run

By Ben | infographics, maps, technology

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

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

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

By Ben | culture, infographics, maps, science

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

60 Years of the Most Popular Names for Girls

60 Years of the Most Popular Names for Girls

By Ben | culture, maps

by Jezebel, via @Mythagon

The Atlas of True Names

The Atlas of True Names

By Ben | maps

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

Beautiful Maps: American Rivers in the Contiguous 48

Beautiful Maps: American Rivers in the Contiguous 48

By Ben | maps, nature

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

American Dialect Differences: A Fascinating Time Suck

American Dialect Differences: A Fascinating Time Suck

By Ben | culture, infographics, maps, science

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

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

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

A Political Map of Pangea

A Political Map of Pangea

By Ben | maps, science

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

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