Tag: maps

Mar 29, 2022

This Map Shows How Much Money You Have to Make to Afford a Home in Each State

This Map Shows How Much Money You Have to Make to Afford a Home in Each State

A website called HowMuch.net created a handy map that shows how much money you have to make to afford an average home in each state in America. The folks who created the graphic came up with the salary for each state based on a 30-year mortgage with a 10% down payment. As you can imagine,…

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Mar 14, 2022

Take a Look at the Largest Known Early Map of the World

Take a Look at the Largest Known Early Map of the World

When he was in his forties, a 16th-century Italian man named Urbano Monte was determined to make a map of the entire world that was as three-dimensional as possible. Monte originally wanted to have 60 different components stitched together to make one enormous map. Map collector David Rumsey digitized Monte’s project so the whole world…

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Oct 12, 2021

This Amazing Bird Traveled Over 10,000 km in Just 42 Days

This Amazing Bird Traveled Over 10,000 km in Just 42 Days

That’s roughly 240 km a day!

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Dec 20, 2020

A Map of the USA Drawn with Just 3 Lines

A Map of the USA Drawn with Just 3 Lines

When you realize 2 of the 3 lines are for Alaska and Hawaii

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Dec 1, 2020

This is One of the Longest Walks You Can Find on Google Maps

This is One of the Longest Walks You Can Find on Google Maps

At 22,366 km (13,898 mi), your ETA is roughly 4,470 hours from now

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Nov 24, 2020

The Paths of 800 Unmanned Bicycles Being Pushed Until They Fall Over

The Paths of 800 Unmanned Bicycles Being Pushed Until They Fall Over

The art of science

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Jul 21, 2020

Handmade from Recycled Wool, this 20 ft Long Tapestry of the World is Incredible

Handmade from Recycled Wool, this 20 ft Long Tapestry of the World is Incredible

It took Vanessa Barragão and her team over 520 hours to weave

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Jun 22, 2020

Blockbuster Video Locations in the US from 1986 to 2019

Blockbuster Video Locations in the US from 1986 to 2019

There were over 5,700 locations in 2005

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Jun 18, 2020

Every Circle on This Map Has the Same 500 Mile Radius

Every Circle on This Map Has the Same 500 Mile Radius

How the Mercator Projection distorts our view of the world

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Feb 27, 2020

A World Map of the Oldest Company in Every Country (Still in Business)

A World Map of the Oldest Company in Every Country (Still in Business)

Kongō Gumi in Japan has been operating since 578 AD!

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