Amanda Uren has a fun collection of map-like scans from the 11th century. Some of them are geographic, but most of them are more like rough sketches of how the individual saw the area the image represents. It’s like those stereotype maps that people like to make, except no one’s trying to be funny.
Maps before maps
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The Most Gender-Switched Names in US History
We use some names mostly for boys and some mostly for girls, but then there is a small percentage that, over time, switched from one gender to another. Which names made the biggest switch?
Tooth Fairy Exchange Rate
Calculating how much money a kid gets after exchanging all twenty baby teeth.
Restaurant Reopenings, a Comparison to Last Year
Restaurants are reopening for dining across the United States. Some states are doing it faster than others.