Map shows fatal US mass shooting incidents since 1982

Different organizations have different definitions of mass shootings. So, while not-for-profit organization Gun Violence Archive counts every event in which four or more people...

With these maps made out of food the world geography is much easier to...

New York-based photographer Henry Hargreaves and food stylist Caitlin Levin created an interesting mapping project. They've created maps of countries using famous delicacies from...
Vietnam War Esri Story Map

Mapping the bombing missions of the Vietnam War

Over the course of the Vietnam War, the United States and its allies dropped over 7.5 million tons of bombs on Southeast Asia. But...

Mapping International Trade

Trade deficits and protectionism are making headlines across the globe but how exactly does the flow of international trade look like? The global market...

Mapping a violent force of tornados

Nature can be as beautiful as violent. It can amaze, but it also brings a force of destruction: tornados and hurricanes. At the same...

Top 20 maps and charts that explain North Korea

North Korea is one of the world's most secretive societies. Its citizens cannot travel abroad and have almost no contact with the external world....

A new platform for scalable error detection in OpenStreetMap data

It's no secret that Apple has been placing a lot of emphasis on improving its maps and location-based services. In fact, the company is...

This ridiculous walking distance map is actually awesome

When I browse the web looking for cool maps, I find a lot of very interesting but from the cartographic stand point, boring projects....

Where Are People Most Fluent in Emoji and What is Their Native Language?

In the 1870s L. L. Zamenhof created Esperanto in attempt to connect the world through a universal language. Little did he know that if he...

Top 11 maps that explain Total Solar Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, 2017, Total Solar Eclipse will darken skies above North America, along a stretch of land about 70 miles (113 kilometers) wide, plunging...

Mapping cities using Airbnb ratings

How would your city look like, if you mapped the perceptions of tourists about different parts of the city using data from Airbnb? Beñat Arregi,...

This visualization maps speed of thousands rides and runs

Strava is a popular cycling and running app that is known to the mapping community from its awesome heat map of rides and runs....

The pedal-powered adventures of a GPS artist

Earlier today, a Boeing Dreamliner drew a Boeing Dreamliner 42,000 feet up in the air. How? It flew nonstop for 18 hours along a...

This awesome map visualizes 17,000 travel itineraries

TripHappy, a trip planning startup created an interesting map that visualizes all travel itineraries made by its users in the past two years (over 17,000 itineraries in...

Creating 3D environments at the push of a button

Maps have already passed the toothbrush test, GIS and Location intelligence are very much a part of our daily lives, being used in practically...

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