The Unofficial Game of Thrones Map

For us geo-nerds, it is important to visualise where events are happening when we read about them. It is especially easy to get disoriented...

These amazing river maps show a hidden beauty of nature

Do you remember awesome population density map we've shared a couple of weeks ago? The same designer Róbert Szűcs created another map that focuses on...

The Meteoroids Map from NASA: Never miss a meteoroid again!

Meteoroids are always a source of curiosity and fascination. A celestial phenomenon that has been around perhaps since the beginning of time, an event...

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...

How machine learning is helping map global fishing activity

Out of sight, out of mind - overfishing is one of the biggest environment issues facing us today, with over 85 percent of the world's...

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...

Tube Heartbeat: Visualising London’s pulse

Public transportation data can reveal a lot about a city and is tremendously useful if you are an urban planner looking to understand the city's...

The first topographic map of Mercury

Mercury, the closest planet to our sun, now has an accurate topographic map. But how do you make a map of the whole planet...

French politician wants to tackle rodent infestation with real-time ‘rat map’

So, this is a map you don’t expect to see every day. Riddled with tiny rat icons, what you see above is a catalogue...

Map of America’s favorite Christmas artists by state according to eBay

eBay calculated the artists that its users search for most in each state. The map shows some interesting patterns.  Terry Redlin is the most popular...

“Racial” Geography: Racial tolerance map of the world

The world values survey asked participants around 80 countries in the world to state the type of people they did not want as neighbors....

These wonderful fantasy maps show a perfect balance between geography and expression 

Maps of fantasy worlds are always inspiring. It’s amazing how human creativity can abstract fictional geographies. That’s why when I came across the works...

Affecting visitor experiences through Wayfinding Maps

Enter any new environment and you’re immediately faced with the question: how do I find the best way to my destination? Combining the logic...

The most complete global map of forests available yet

Very interesting research has been published in Nature magazine. Researchers created the most detailed map of forests around the world. All the previous attempts...

The real size of the world

Humankind has always been fascinated with the lay of the land, and as the generations have passed we’ve combined new information with new media...

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