May 4th | The Vintage Photos of Old San Francisco

OpenSFHistory has a collection of over 100,000 vintage photos of San Francisco. You can browse the collection by location on the OpenSFHistory Map. The OpenSFHistory Map is a little basic […]

May 4th | Annual Psychedelic Cloud Cover

Maps showing the average temperature of different locations for different times of the year can be quite handy when you are thinking about planning a vacation. However you might also […]

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The Real-time Video Map

A couple of years ago, when the short-form video sharing site Vine first appeared, there was a small trend to create maps of the latest videos posted using Vine. The […]

Crowdsourced Sidewalk Scores

Walkscope Denver is a crowd-sourced map which is gathering data on the quality of Denver’s sidewalks. The map allows anyone to select a section of sidewalk or intersection and report […]

Mapping Spike Lee’s New York

Spike Lee has set a large number of his movies in his home city of New York. Red Bull are celebrating this fact with an interactive strip map, New York […]

The Wildly Inaccurate Map of Global Cooling

The Wildly Inaccurate Map of Global Cooling is, as the name suggests, a very inaccurate map of how the world might be affected by global cooling. It is hard to […]

Helping for the long term in Flint, Michigan

Access to clean drinking water is a concern all over the world, but in the United States it’s often a foregone conclusion. That is not the case recently for the […]

America’s Unequal Schools

In the USA if you want a good education it seems that the most important thing you can do is make sure that you are born into a well-off family […]

The Abolitionist Map of America

PBS has teamed up with historypin to create the Abolitionist Map of America. The Abolitionists was a three part documentary from PBS which explored the history of the abolitionist movement […]

Overlaying Video on a 3D Globe

Last year the Cartography and Geovisualization Group at Oregon State University created an amazing interactive map from NASA’s video of A Year In The Life Of Earth’s CO2. The group’s […]


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