A better way to represent our spherical world on a rectangular map, that maintains the proportions of the oceans and continents. This was accomplished “equally dividing a spherical surface into 96 triangles, transferring it to a tetrahedron while maintaining areas proportions and unfolding it to be a rectangle”.
The nearly 5 million Census Blocks with zero population
Includes a spoiler control. Seriously awesome. Via @rands.
An interactive map to compare the true size of regions around the world.
A great view of our connected world. Via @rands
A great companion while reading Roman history.