Neatorama Posts Tagged "map"
The Map That Defined the United States

John Mitchell was born in the colony of Virginia,...  ...rade and Plantations commissioned him to create a map of the American colonies. Although Mitchell wasn&...  ...asn’t trained in cartography, he produced a map , published in 1755, that was surprisingly accurat...  ...those of the French and Spanish.M...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/10/The-Map-That-Defined-the-United-States/
World Map Turns into Bicyclist Silhouette

Thomas Yang, an artist and creative director in Singapore, has a real gift for conveying ideas in new ways. He makes many posters that promote bike-riding, such as one in which he printed the Empire State Building with b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/28/World-Map-Turns-into-Bicyclist-Silhouette/
Correcting the Mercator Map

You know how the Mercator Map makes Greenland look huge? Since we used the hand...  ...and look huge? Since we used the handy flat world map so often in school, we are just used to it. Now a...  ...really is in comparison to other countries on the map . Greenland is actually tin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/05/Correcting-the-Mercator-Map/
The Commute Map

The Commute Map is an interactive graph that shows the flow of co...  ...ive there or for people who work there. Below the map , you'll see a list of counties where the traffic...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/29/The-Commute-Map/
What Questions the 50 States Ask Google...

If the most misspelled words by state wasn’t...  ...portionately ask in Google searches. See a larger map at the site. To be clear, the list below does not...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/28/What-Questions-the-50-States-Ask-Google/
America's Most Misspelled Words...

It's spelling bee season! The National Spelling Be...  ...would have trouble with any of the words on this map .Google Trends measured searches for "how to spell...  ...X" -- the X being a mispelled word. It made this map illustrating its findings. You can see a larger v...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/27/Americas-Most-Misspelled-Words/
15th-Century Apocalypse Maps

National Geographic has a new blog on their scienc...  ...their science salon Phenomena called All Over the Map , dedicated to maps of all kinds. Check out the introductory post and...  ...ctory post and then a look at medieval apocalypse maps . People in 15th-century Europe w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/15/15th-Century-Apocalypse-Maps/
Slavery in the US Visualized...

Bill Rankin at Radical Cartography created a set o...  ...ll Rankin at Radical Cartography created a set of maps that show the growth of slavery in the US between...  ...ated by color. At the site, you can mouseover the map titles to advance to the next map . As you can see by...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/27/Slavery-in-the-US-Visualized/
This Start-Up Wants to Replace Your Address with 3 Random Words...

(Photo: Nick Webb)Imagine your address as not, say, 750 Bel Air Road, Bel Air, California, but instead block.horse.happy.It could be if the founders of the app what3words are successful. Their system divides the entire w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/25/This-Start-Up-Wants-to-Replace-Your-Address-with-3-Random-Words/
A 1955 Map for Tourists

In 1955, Esso handed out a map to help tourists find their way to Florida by tur...  ...way to Florida by turning it upside down! On this map , you are always going “up” even thoug...  ...;re headed south. The legend says,Nearly all road maps point North. But we've f...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/06/A-1955-Map-for-Tourists/




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