August 3rd | The Startup Streets of San Francisco

Startups Streets San Francisco is a CartoDB road map of the Californian city in which all the roads are renamed for the city’s largest startup companies. The map isn’t based […]

August 3rd | The History of the World – Genesis Edition

This interactive 3d globe from Dinosaur Pictures travels back 600 million years to the dawn of multi-cellular life on Earth. Of course that’s just the beginning, What Did the World […]

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Never Get Lost Again – Smiley Face

What3Words is the easiest way to share your location with friends and family. The What3Words location coding system divides the world into 57 trillion 3 x 3 meter squares. Each […]

The Beautiful Hand Drawn Map of Reykjavik

The Icelandic collective Borgarmynd has created some beautiful hand-drawn maps. Their Reykjavik Center Map is one of my favorite ever online interactive maps. The Reykjavik Center Map is a hand-drawn […]

The Most Magnificent Maps of the Week

The disorientating effect of theĀ Elastic Terrain Map could mean that it won’t be adopted too widely. However it is a very interesting way of visualizing elevation data to give a […]

Around the World in Eighty Days

Back in 2008 I used the Google Earth plugin to create a quick tour of the journey Phileas Fogg takes in Jules Verne’s Around the World in Eighty Days. To […]

History of the World – Part One

Two weeks ago Associated Press added thousands of vintage newsreel videos to YouTube from British Pathe. The videos contain original newsreel footage of some the Twentieth Century’s most historical events. […]

The Dresden Codex in Leaflet

The Scripts of the World map unfortunately omitted Mayan Hieroglyphs. So in order to remedy the situation you should examine this Leaflet.js presentation of the Dresden Codex. The Dresden Codex […]

Scripts of the World

Writing Systems and Scripts Around the World is a nice way to visualize the scripts of different countries around the world. The map tiles of every country in the world […]

Shootings in New York

Shootings in New York: 2010-2013 is a map of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice Research and Evaluation Center’s Shooting Index for New York census tracts. The Center’s Shooting […]