Tag: maps

Oct 11, 2016

Interactive Map for Airport WiFi Passwords Around the World

Interactive Map for Airport WiFi Passwords Around the World

A handy and routinely updated list of wireless passwords for airports and lounges around the world

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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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Mar 29, 2016

Incredible USA Counties Map Made from Over 3,000 Carved Wooden Blocks

Incredible USA Counties Map Made from Over 3,000 Carved Wooden Blocks

Artist Ben Graves used 12 types of wood and carved over 3000 wooden blocks to make this amazing 8′ x 5′ map of USA counties (contiguous US)

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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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Dec 1, 2015

A Year-Long US Road Trip Where Every Day is Around 70F

A Year-Long US Road Trip Where Every Day is Around 70F

Climatologist Brian Brettschneider created this calendar year long, 9,125 mile US road trip where each day is at or very near 70°F (21°C).

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Nov 17, 2015

Artist Transforms Contours, Roads and Borders Into Stunning Portraits

Artist Transforms Contours, Roads and Borders Into Stunning Portraits

Ed Fairburn has an uncanny ability to make visual connections with various map elements and human facial features.

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Jul 7, 2015

Every US Highway Drawn in the Style of a Transit Map

Every US Highway Drawn in the Style of a Transit Map

Graphic designer Cameron Booth draws every current and signed Interstate Highway and U.S. Highway in the contiguous 48 states in the style of a transit map.

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