December 20th | The Best Places to Live in the Bay Area

Teleport is an interesting real-estate search engine for the Bay Area. Tell Teleport where you work, how far you wish to commute and how much you wish to pay for […]

December 20th | The Unanimous Map of the Year

One map has featured on every 2014 Maps of the Year list that I have seen this year. It is one of Wired MapLab’s Favorite Maps of the Year. It […]

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Mapping Oakland Police Killings

Over the last few years Maps Mania has featured a few maps from San Francisco’s Anti-Eviction Mapping Project. These include the Ellis Act Evictions Map, an animated timeline map of […]

Let’s celebrate the season of giving

It’s the season of giving, and there are a lot of ways to give—by donating, by volunteering, by surprising a stranger with a random act of kindness. And we’re joining […]

Supercharging Sports Maps

One of the most popular posts on Maps Mania in 2014 looked at the heat maps generated by joggers and cyclists using wearable technology. One of these maps was Mapbox’s […]

The Green Marble

NOAA has released an interactive map of the Earth’s vegetation. The Green Vegetation map was created using data from the VIIRS sensor aboard the NASA/NOAA Suomi NPP satellite. The dark […]

The Colbert Report on Street View

Google has immortalized the set of The Colbert Report on Street View. Comedy Central will air the last episode of the show tonight and presumably the studio set will soon […]

Winter Solstice Sunset

I’ve just found the perfect spot for taking a photo of the sunset on the Winter Solstice. Using Stonehenge in Your City I’ve found a path in the Olympic Park […]

Open Addresses

OpenAddresses is a free and open collection of postal address data around the world. Currently OpenAddresses has a lot of address data in the USA, Japan, Belgium, Australia and Denmark, […]

Assists in Inbox: An extra helping hand for your Reminders

Posted by Tim Sohn, Software Engineer During the busy holidays, who can say no to a little extra help? Inbox makes it easy to focus on your priorities by adding […]


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