February 26th | Animated Heat Maps of Weather Data

A few weeks ago CartoDB released CartoDB Heat Maps. This new heat maps option in CartoDB leverages the power of the Torque library, which allows developers to efficiently render and […]

February 26th | US River Mapping

Hydro Hierarchy is a map of the largest rivers in the United States and their monthly river flows. Select a river segment on the map and you can view a […]

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Gmail now available in Myanmar (Burmese)

Posted by Brian Kemler, Product Manager In the summer of 2012 I travelled in Myanmar (Burma) and found inspiration in the temples of Bagan, the floating gardens of Inle Lake […]

The New York Time Machine

Every time I make a good map I soon find out that someone has done it better. Recently I’ve spent a lot of time creating vintage map browsers with the […]

Mapping African Democracy

President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea and President Jose Eduardo dos Santos of Angola have both been leaders of their respective countries for 35 years. According to the […]

Get away with Google Flights

While winds howl, frost bites and snow falls, people dream of getting away from it all. Every year around this time, we see an uptick in searches for spring and […]

Mapping Shrinking Glaciers

Alaska Ice: Documenting Glaciers on the Move is an Esri Story Map which uses satellite imagery and comparisons of modern & vintage photographs to document Alaska’a glaciers. The main focus […]

Google Paper Maps of Europe

According to the UK’s Ordnance Survey paper maps are beginning to make a comeback. This should be welcome news to USE-IT, creators of printable mapped city guides. USE-IT has created […]

3d Art View of the World

Culturalmap is trying to create a map of 3d scans of cultural objects around the world. The map consists at the moment of a few 3d scans, created with Sketchfab, […]

Map in GeoHipster Blue

Plain Tile Maker is a series of 675 blank map tile schemes, each one in a different color. Using the app you can serve simple block color map tiles to […]


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