Urban Engines: Public Transit app

In a civilized urban cities, it is always challenging task to optimize our time to travel with in the city. However, visualization of reliable...

Learn Cartography for Free

Cartographic design is something I see being overlooked quite often. Maps contain so much information; they can tell us a story, understand the world...

Why we should learn how to use the magnetic compass?

A circular instrument with a magnetic needle. Simple, and yet, in many ways, quite revolutionary. Ordinary in looks, and yet, something very important for...

The most detailed ecological map of the World

ESRI and the US Geological Survey (USGS) and Esri developed the most detailed global ecological land units map in the world. The map shows...

Weather duopoly. America divided by temperature anomalies.

  Truly amazing weather anomalies are happening this winter season in the US. While the East part of the country experiences temperatures on average 10-15˚F colder, the...

3D map of Flinders Reefs

In relation to our series upon the coral reef mapping in Australia we can report one further achievement. A new 3D map shows the...

What’s your Geographical Centre of Gravity?

Geographical Centre of Gravity?! Isn't that the same as the centre of gravity? Were the first questions that popped up when I came across...

The Hidden Meanings of Maps – Why Scale Matters

Projection is one first step. Then comes the scale choice of what will be the limits of what matters  in the trend or phenomena you want to show. More...

Australia is shifting its geographic coordinates by 1.5m (4.9ft) as the continent constantly moves

Australia is located on a tectonic plate that moves around 7 cm a year shifting the whole continent a bit north-east. For many years this change...

10 questions about the Great American Eclipse 2017

As we inch closer to the rare act of cosmic providence which is expected to be “the most photographed, most shared, most tweeted in...

U.S.A. and it’s territories – Explained

United States of America (U.S.A.), is now one of the most-desirable destinations for the people who look forward to excel in educational, professional and...

Why do we have seasons on Earth?

Yesterday we experienced a shortest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. The December solstice happens every year around December, 21st. This made me...

Harvey’s insane lightning mapped by NOAA is both spectacular and scary

Earlier this year, NOAA calibrated and validated the earth viewing instruments on GOES-16, its most advanced weather satellite. Among these instruments was the Geostationary...

Scientists discovered a new continent and called it Zealandia

Researchers claim to have discovered a new continent mostly submerged beneath the South Pacific. Scientists behind the study say that New Zealand and New...
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Watch how the human population skyrocketed over the past 200.000 years

It took 200,000 years for our human population to reach 1 billion—and only 200 years to reach 7 billion. Check out the American Museum of...

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