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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Counting the Hours
Every day is a bit different, but here is a wideout view of how Americans spend their days. Compare with your own time use.
Famous Movie Quotes as Charts
In celebration of their 100-year anniversary, the American Film Institute …
Looking For the Closest Casino
Casinos are everywhere. This interactive map tells you how close the nearest one is in sampled areas of the United States.