July 27th | Everybody’s Gone Dot Map Crazy

Where the Renters Are is a dot map visualizing where renters and owner occupiers live in the United States. Zoom-in on a city on the map and you can get […]

July 27th | Mapping the Health of Canada’s Rivers

The World Wildlife Fund has been assessing the health and threats to Canadian rivers. A new interactive map has been released, WWF Watershed Reports, which allows you to view the […]

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Everything in its right place

When we launched Google+, we set out to help people discover, share and connect across Google like they do in real life. While we got certain things right, we made […]

Rising to the climate challenge

In less than five months, policymakers from around the world will gather in Paris to finalize a new global agreement on combating climate change. Already, many governments are putting forth […]

The World’s Drunkest Countries

A few weeks ago the travel section of The Telegraph newspaper discovered CartoDB. Ever since they have gone made mapping the world’s data. Their latest map shows the World’s Most […]

Mapping the Math Universe

OpenMathMap is a Leaflet powered map of Mathematical Subject Classifications. Each country on the world map of math is a separate Mathematical Subject Classification. Each country on the map is […]

The Maps of the Week

This week I was really impressed with how Chicago’s Million Dollar Blocks used a choropleth map of Chicago to tell the story behind the huge cost of incarcerating citizens. Illinois […]

Close Encounters of the Mapped Kind

The UFO Sightings Map plots over 90,000 reports of UFO sightings since 1905. The map uses data from the National UFO Reporting Center. UFO sightings are shown on the map […]

The Battle of Britain Map

75 years ago in July 1940 the Luftwaffe began the Battle of Britain. This concerted air campaign, waged by the German Air Force against the United Kingdom, was an attempt […]

The UK’s Top Tech Cities

This is a very interesting look at the location of GitHub users in the UK. It also has some very pretty scaled Octocat markers. Where is GitHub most popular in […]


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