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
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Charting All the Beer Styles
The Beer Judge Certification Program lists 100 styles of beer. Here’s a chart for all of them.
Years You Have Left to Live, Probably
The individual data points of life are much less predictable than the average. Here’s a simulation that shows you how much time is left on the clock.