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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Finding the New Age, for Your Age
You’ve probably heard the lines about how “40 is the new 30” or “30 is the new 20.” What is this based on? I tried to solve the problem using life expectancy data. Your age is the new age.
Happiness and Meaning in What We Do
There are things that make us happy. There are things where we find meaning in the everyday. What are the things that give us both?
Age and Occupation
Whether it’s because of experience, physical ability, or education level, some jobs tend towards a certain age of worker more than others.