When you compare two areas on a single map, it can be a challenge to compare the actual size of them because of the trade-offs with projecting a three-dimensional space onto a two-dimensional space. Josh Horowitz made a thing that automatically rescales side-by-side maps as you pan and zoom, so that you get a more accurate comparison.
Two maps with the same scale
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Goodbye, Mid-Range Shot
There’s a space on the basketball court called “mid-range.” It’s actually not off-limits. In fact, people used to shoot these so-called “mid-range” shots.
Game of Distraction
They say a watched pot never boils. So here’s a game where you try to make the pot boiling by looking somewhere else.