27 Jul

Map of the Week: Live Earthquake

Earthquakes are a much more common occurrence than one might expect. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, there are, on average, over 14,000 earthquakes of magnitude 4 or greater every year, which amounts to approximately 40 per day. Every movement...
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20 Jul

Map of the Week: Debt in the U.S.

This gorgeous map from the Urban Institute illustrates something very important: Americans have a debt problem. In fact, most statistics show that the majority of Americans are in debt – whether that’s ‘good’ debt, such as a mortgage, or bad...
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13 Jul

Map of the Week: City Smells

If you’ve ever lived in a big city, chances are you’re tired of hearing about how bad your city smells. It’s true, though, that wherever there are people there are the odors that come with them – car exhaust, trash,...
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8 Jun

Map of the Week: London Tube Map

Have you ever felt defeated by the crowded subway while traveling in big cities? The London Underground, also known as the Tube, has eleven lines that cover 402 kilometers and serve 270 stations. It is the world’s oldest underground railway...
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1 Jun

Map of the Week: Free to Be Sydney

Inspired by an increased attention to women’s assault allegations and safety concerns, Free to Be Sydney created a map where women in Sydney, Australia can pinpoint and share their “happy” and “sad” experiences on the city streets. The initiative encourages...
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