The Mercator projection can be useful for giving directions, but when it comes to world maps, the projection doesn’t hold up well as you move far north and south. By how much? Give this puzzle game a try and match the red boundaries to their respective countries.
Mercator map puzzle
Life expectancy changes
The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.
Real Chart Rules to Follow
There are rules—usually for specific chart types meant to be read in a specific way—that you shouldn’t break. When they are, everyone loses. This is that small handful.
Top Brewery Road Trip, Routed Algorithmically
There are a lot of great craft breweries in the United States, but there is only so much time. This is the computed best way to get to the top rated breweries and how to maximize the beer tasting experience. Every journey begins with a single sip.