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Map of the global terrorism shows that we live in dangerous times

It is a black day for Belgium, Europe and the whole world. A suicide attacks at Brussels airport and metro station killed at least 34...

Amazing GPS doodles that turned workouts into art

Smartwatches, GPS-equipped wearables, fitness apps... Tracking your location while working out is easier and more accessible than ever before. It's also very useful and frankly...

Map of first days of snow across the US

Winter is coming. As a backcountry skier every year I wait for it the whole summer. If you’re also waiting for the first snowfall,...

How would the Olympics look like if they took place near you?

The olympics in Rio this year have been spectacular! Usain Bolt just won the "Triple Triple" and if all this action has inspired you...

Map showing 24h of car sharing in Berlin

Interesting project by Data Storytelling Group. They got an access to data from German car sharing company DriveNow and created an awesome visualisation of urban...

If you thought physical maps are dead, think again! Meet the startup that is...

This is the first article in the #TheNextGeo series and what better way to kick off the series than by interviewing a startup that...

Map of the selfiest cities in the world

Really cool mapping project by the TIME magazine which took over 400.000 Instagram photos tagged "selfie" that included geographic coordinated. The effect is the map...

Chicago’s skyscraper turned into the biggest map in the world

The 300 South Wacker building has never been what anyone would call a good looking skyscraper. Built in 1971 the 445 foot (135 meters)...
Mapillary detected traffic signs in OpenStreetMap's iD Editor

More than a crowdsourced map: How OpenStreetMap is becoming a mapping standard, and why...

Standardization can have a profound effect on industries and the people they interact with. Done right, standardization can shift innovation of entire industries. Whether...

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...

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...

Submarine Cable Map is one of the best maps of 2015

Every year TeleGeography - a telecom data research firm, releases a stunning map related to global communications. This year's map shows global submarine internet...

Join us, help #Mapthedifference and pay it forward: Fundraising for HOTOSM

Flooding in Somalia due to Cyclone Sagar, Outbreak of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo, Earthquake in Osaka in Japan, Volcanic eruption in Hawaii...

This map will take you to an amazing journey throughout 2000 years of human...

Historical maps never cease to amaze me. The only problem I have with them is that they are mostly static or they are focusing...

World Map Generator – Creative Way Of Playing With Cartography

Have you ever wanted to experiment with maps by tweaking and fine-tuning the Geographic coordinate system? To play with mathematical cartography and check what...

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