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...

Mapping live tweets and how society can harness the power it provides

Twitter provides an intuitive way to communicate with the world. But have you ever wondered what happens if you take user-created tweets and map...

Where could be the next pirate film ?

Who haven't watch "Pirates of the Caribbean! I guess we could hardly find someone who haven't seen these movies. Oh! that was a complete...

Open Street Map Was Faster In Mapping North Korea Than Google Maps

Couple of days ago I wrote a post about Google maps of North Korea. Thanks to comments of Soren from microformats.dk I've realized that Open...

This map shows the probability of your city to have a White Christmas

NOAA created a really cool map which plots probabilities for a White Christmas across the US. The map is based on three decades of...

This awesome project maps the urban history of Barcelona

Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is an amazing place to visit and to live. It's a Mediterranean and cosmopolitan city with Roman remains, medieval quarters and...

Audi Urban Future Initiative – Augmented Reality Table Map on CES2014

The goal of cartographer is to create a spatio-temporal model of a certain phenomena and communicate it to the public in the most effective...

build:LA – map of LA’s urban development

Some time ago we wrote about a cool map which showed a history of Brooklyn's urban development by visualizing age of every building in...

Map of all Oscar winning movie sets

The last weekend of February means that it's the Oscar Sunday. For GeoGeeks movies are not only about the suspense and story line but...

This map reveals the directions of America’s rivers

Do you remember a visualization of city street grids color-coded by orientation? The effect was stunning. Andrew Hill, a biologist and cartographer at CartoDB, used a...

What’s the difference between a gulf and a bay? Geography terms explained on map...

Geographic terms can be a little bit confusing. What's the difference between a cape and a peninsula or a gulf and a bay? Are channel,...

Amazon Map API goes into beta, Google Map to face more blow

Amazon recently launched out the beta version of Amazon Map API  for its mobile app SDK. This gives developers an alternative to Google Map API. This...

CartoDB launched a tool to easily map geotagged tweets around the world

CartoDB is one of the coolest data geovisualization platforms out there. This Spanish-based start-up was founded in 2008 by Javier de la Torre and...

Celebrate GIS Day and map the history of cartography and GIS on our timeline

Dear Geo-Geeks, for 2015 GIS Day we aim to do something truly Geoawesome and we would like to ask you to do it with...

The most detailed map of European population shifts

European population is not as mobile as American. While Americans are used to upping sticks and heading for new and greener pastures, in Europe...

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