Coder transforms Google Maps into colourful art

Boston-based coder Shawn Utter has created a website that displays random locations of Google Maps in different hues turning it into colourful art. Each picture...

What’s trending on OpenStreetMap?

Ever wanted to know what's trending on OpenStreetMap? Looks like there is an easy way to find out the answer to that question! Researchers...

OpenStreetMap Visualization: How much has OSM grown in the last ten years?

OpenStreetMap - the "wikipedia of mapping", launched in July 2004 is slowly becoming the mainstream map data platform behind many mobile apps and websites. (Related:...

What four things do map projections distort?

There are four basic characteristics of a map that are distorted to some degree, depending on the map projection used. These characteristics include distance, direction, shape,...

How metro maps distort topography?

I love metro maps. I guess it's due to the fact that they touch the essence of cartography - to show spatial phenomena in...

GeoCommons 2.0 – Web based mapping platform

  Web based mapping platform GeoCommons launched it’s 2.0 version yesterday. GeoCommons is the internet service where users can share, transform, visualize and mash-up geograohical...

This awesome map shows all foreign trips of US presidents

Really interesting mapping project on foreign trips of US Presidents has been recently developed by The University of Richmond Digital Scholarship Lab. The Executive Abroad visualizes the overseas visits...

Travel back to old New York City with this interactive map

New York, one of the most populous cities on the earth, is often called the cultural and financial capital of the world. Tracing its...

Mapping smells of London

Smell is important yet the most unappreciated sense.  It is the only sense which is almost impossible to imitate by technology. Look at our smartphones....

Interactive map guide to walking safely in NYC

If you live or visit a city like New York walking is one of pleasures the city gives you. Unfortunately it might be also...

Amazon’s US Election Heat Map – Geographically tracks US political books sales

The buzz surrounding the upcoming US presidential election is everywhere. Amazon decided to join it with interesting project - Amazon Election Heat Map which...

Tired of new, slow Google Maps? This is how you can switch to the...

After using new Google Maps for a few months and after reading a lot of comments under my post "4 things I hate about...

DarkSky launched a weather website with really cool maps

DarkSky one of the most popular weather apps out there has recently launched a new website which will be appreciated by ever GeoGeek. DarkSky app...

This animation shows the comparison of travel time today and 100 years ago

A few months ago we wrote about an amazing map created by British cartographer John G. Bartholomew in 1914. The map shows isochrones of travel...

NASA created detailed 3D map of Greenland’s ice sheet

Deep ice sheets close to North and South Poles are a natural storage of historical records of climate changes over last thousands years. Using ice-penetrating radar...

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