Tag: geography

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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May 5, 2016

The Relative Size of Colorado from the Equator to the North Pole Using Mercator Projection

The Relative Size of Colorado from the Equator to the North Pole Using Mercator Projection

Nice try Greenland

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Feb 17, 2016

This Instagram Account Finds the Saddest Sounding Places on Google Maps

This Instagram Account Finds the Saddest Sounding Places on Google Maps

Finally a place that understands me

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