The Future Mapping Company maps everything from cities to skies, with high-quality printing methods, bold stylistic choices, and fidelity to reality. The maps are available as paper or plastic prints, can be made magnetic, and can even be manufactured as wallpaper(!). Framing options are also available.
Here is a map that is the only map you will ever need ever again in your entire map. Delete all your Google Map links, burn all your Rand McNally maps and take that stupid globe and chuck it in the dumpsters. Because none of those maps include goats and are therefor entirely irrelevant.
This English town looks like a dick.
You can make all the jokes you want about nerds who overly fixate on their fandom of choice, but every once in awhile, the fans pull out an epic win that none of us can ignore.
According to Movoto, Florida — also known as America's favorite punching bag — is the most stressed out for serious reasons like sky-high unemployment, and because 25.8% of residents are uninsured.
If the thought of your mortality frightens you, these new state by state death maps will allow you to breathe a little easier (unless you live in one of the states where breathing issues are a disproportionate leading cause of death) as you try to avoid the reaper's cold embrace.
America. What are you doing.
This is frightening: Look at how many people, in each state in the United States, are opting not to vaccinate their kids.
As a companion to "Six Decades of the Most Popular Names for Girls," the map above shows the most popular names for boys, by state, from 1960 to 2012. Once again, names that are the most popular nationwide for that year are colored, and all data come from the Social Security Administration. One note: For space reasons…
There will always be people out there picking weird names for their kids, but when you look at the choices that make their way to the top you'll see that Americans tend to play it safe. The maps above, based on data from the Social Security Administration, show the most popular baby names for girls by state, for…
Can you judge a state by its PornHub keyword searches? Sure. Why not. And guess what? Right now you're probably surrounded by people into MILF massage.
Conservatives love to claim that abortion is at the root of every problem in the country. High divorce rates? Abortion! Decline of moral standards? Abortion! The success of Glee? Definitely abortion. But a detailed analysis of abortion rates across the U.S. blows that theory out of the (holy) water.
American Antiquarian's latest exhibit "Beauty, Virtue, & Vice: Images of Women in Nineteenth-Century American Prints" features this map called "The Open Country of a Woman's Heart" by D. W. Kellogg. Though the art is supposedly "By A Lady," I'd suspect it was actually created by a lovelorn and cynical man.
Slacktory brings us this map of each state's top Netflix rentals. It's funny how many states coincide with movies about them — Braving Alaska, Montana Sky, The Oh In Ohio, The Alamo — so why is Maine's #1 choice is My Own Private Idaho? Oh, and Mississippi — Beverly Hills Chihuahua? You should ashamed of yourself.
Here's a neat visualization of the many, many judgements we pass off onto each other, courtesy of Christoph Neimann for the New York Times Magazine. I'll admit to being guilty of a few of the Manhattan-centric neighborhood stereotypes. Stereotypes are stereotypes for a reason, I guess.
The above is a map Peter Trachtenberg created of his cats' movements around his home, using a Google Earth projection and a template of kitty paw-prints. The result kind of looks like a treasure map, if the treasure were a piece of lint, or the shadow of a cockroach, or an imaginary jaguar, or whatever else cats are…
Washington, D.C. has by far the highest per-capita rate of in vitro fertilization, followed by other parts of the Northeast. This and other fascinating facts come from an infographic compiled by Fertility Nation, drawing on CDC and census data. (Click to enlarge).
As a companion guide to the penis travelogue, here is a breast cup size map. You know what would really be helpful? An interactive overlay detailing where to find excellent bras. Comfortable support is so elusive! Do the Russians and Norwegians know something we don't? (As always, click to enlarge, heh.)