Tag: geography

Dec 19, 2016

1+ Random Facts About Every Country in the World

1+ Random Facts About Every Country in the World

There are 195 countries in the world. Here are random facts about each one.

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Dec 7, 2016

This Amazing Visualization Shows How We Got to 7 Billion People on Earth

This Amazing Visualization Shows How We Got to 7 Billion People on Earth

It took 200,000 years for our population to reach 1 billion—and only 200 years to reach 7 billion

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Oct 29, 2016

The Differences Between US and European Cities

The Differences Between US and European Cities

Wealthy Americans live in the suburbs; wealthy Europeans live downtown. Why do cities on the two continents have different structures?

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Oct 25, 2016

An Interactive Map of Every Cargo Ship in the World in 2012

An Interactive Map of Every Cargo Ship in the World in 2012

The heavy lifters of the global economy in motion

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Sep 28, 2016

Canada Mapped by Trails, Roads, Streets and Highways

Canada Mapped by Trails, Roads, Streets and Highways

A detailed look at Canada’s “circulatory system”

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Jul 11, 2016

The History of Urbanization from 3700 BC – 2000 AD

The History of Urbanization from 3700 BC – 2000 AD

The data shown in the map comes from a Yale-led study published earlier this month in Scientific Data, which compiled the most comprehensive dataset on historical urban populations to date

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Jun 29, 2016

5% of the World Lives in the Blue Shaded Regions. Another 5% Lives in the Red

5% of the World Lives in the Blue Shaded Regions. Another 5% Lives in the Red

The contrast between the dark blue and red regions may surprise you

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