Remember that time you were sitting by the fire reading The Lord of the Rings and thought to yourself, “Gee golly. I sure wish I could have a map of my hometown drawn in the style of J. R. R. Tolkien’s map of Middle-earth. That sure would be swell. Gee willikers. If only.” Well, your dreams have come true. Geographer Stentor Danielson has an Etsy store called Mapsburgh where he draws real cities as Tolkien maps. He also takes custom orders.
Real cities drawn as fantasy maps
How to Spot Visualization Lies
Many charts don’t tell the truth. This is a simple guide to spotting them.
A Day in the Life of Americans
I wanted to see how daily patterns emerge at the individual level and how a person’s entire day plays out. So I simulated 1,000 of them.