You might think that the only use for a map is to find directions to where you want to go. Or since you're a FlowingData reader, you know they can be used for a bit more — like displaying large amounts of data. But if you think all they're used for, then you've got some learning to do my friend. Learn the steps from the all-knowing MacGyver in the video below.
The best company you could have in a strange place is a map.
Words to live by. A map just might save your life several times as you run away from people shooting at you.