Maps

Intuitive to look at spatial patterns and great for distributing geographic data.

Aerial photos of destruction in Haiti, one year later

In memory of the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti one year ago on…

Mapping and documenting a year of travels

Cartographer Andy Woodruff documents all the places he goes, resulting in the pretty…

Football supporter map of London

Map of London colored by what team the majority supports. Not much of…

Our changing world in cartograms

In this series of interactive cartograms, FedEx shows our changing world (and I…

Map of North American English dialects and subdialects

Rick Aschmann has made a hobby out of studying and mapping North American…

Old map shows slavery in the United States

In 1864, drawing on the most recent 1860 Census data, the United States…

MacGyver guide on how to use a map

You might think that the only use for a map is to find…

Mapping demographics of every block and city in America

Government data technology has felt behind the times the past few years with…

Filling in the black holes of the Facebook friendship map

While it was fun looking at the worldwide connections on Facebook, I thought…

Facebook worldwide friendships mapped

As we all know, people all over the world use Facebook to stay…

How the world searched in 2010

Google recaps search trends for the year in Google Zeitgeist 2010, from the…

The United States of Autocomplete

Very Small Array has some fun with Google’s autocomplete. Utah… Jazz. Kentucky… Fried…

Awards from Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Between February 17, 2009 to September 30, 2010, 88,791 awards have been funded…

Evolution of the two-party vote during past century

Political science PhD candidate David Sparks has look at the evolution of the…

Mapping human development in America

In work with the American Human Development Project, Rosten Woo and Zachary Watson…

A world of tweets

We’ve seen this sort of thing before, with tweets mapped and such, but…

Defining neighborhoods with map scribbles

TenderMaps brings an informal approach to highlighting the parts of neighborhoods: We wanted…

The very first NYT election map

Matthew Ericson, deputy graphics director of The New York Times, dug through the…