Tag: maps

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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Feb 4, 2020

Guy Hacks Google Maps With 99 Phones and a Little Red Wagon

Guy Hacks Google Maps With 99 Phones and a Little Red Wagon

Artist Simon Weckert transported 99 smartphones in a little red wagon to generate a virtual traffic jam

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Oct 16, 2019

10 Great Infographics by XKCD’s Randall Munroe

10 Great Infographics by XKCD’s Randall Munroe

He’s just this guy, you know?

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Sep 30, 2019

This Map of the World Shows Where Our Trees Grow

Map by Our World in Data

Where the lungs of Earth can be found

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Sep 26, 2019

A Truck Driver Recorded His Travels Since 2012 and Mapped the Results

A Truck Driver Recorded His Travels Since 2012 and Mapped the Results

He’s logged over 750,000 miles on the road since 2012!

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Sep 24, 2019

History of Europe: The Populations and Borders of Nations by Year

History of Europe: The Populations and Borders of Nations by Year

This video shows the borders and populations of each country in Europe, for every year since 400 BC.

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Aug 14, 2019

A Fascinating Poster of the 100 Largest Islands in the World

Created by MapMakerDavid

The relief detail on each island is awesome

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Apr 18, 2019

How Leonardo da Vinci Made a Google Map in 1502

How Leonardo da Vinci Made a Google Map in 1502

Leonardo da Vinci’s known for his art and inventions — but also his groundbreaking maps

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