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This Is Not Just Another Boring Atlas (IMAGES)

Posted 10.31.2013 | Home
Read More: Maps, Atlas, Home News

"Maps," written and illustrated by Aleksandra Mizielinska and Daniel Mizielinski, came out earlier this month from Big Picture Press, a new imprint of...

America's Most Terrifying Monsters by State (Infographic)

Roadtrippers | Posted 12.30.2013 | Weird News
Roadtrippers

This United States of Monsters infographic notes the monster that wreaks the most havoc in every state, and it could save your life. From the Jersey Devil to Bigfoot, America's crawling with cryptozoological beasts. Some are harmless, while others seek to maim, dismember and destroy.

Mind-Blowing Maps You Won't See In Textbooks

www.upworthy.com | Posted 12.08.2013 | World

Get your maps! Get 'em hot! If you stick around for the reveal at 1:14, you'll be glad you did....

Putting Time in Perspective

Tim Urban | Posted 11.29.2013 | College
Tim Urban

Humans are good at a lot of things, but putting time in perspective is not one of them. To try to grasp some perspective, I mapped out the history of time as a series of growing timelines.

50 Shades of GPS

Eva Moon | Posted 11.23.2013 | Technology
Eva Moon

It's a seductive thing, a GPS device. At first you can't imagine why you'd need it. Then you give it a try, just for kicks. Before you know it, you can't find your way to the kitchen without a green line.

Stop Buying Shot Glasses, Start A Souvenir Collection

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 09.13.2013 | Travel

Picture this: You're traveling in a foreign city, enchanted by unfamiliar streets, iconic landmarks and beautiful scenery. You're struck with the desi...

The American Town That's Secretly Canadian

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.12.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

What would an America under tyrannical Canadian rule look like? More polite? Cheaper health care? Would we all have to call macaroni and cheese "Kraft dinner"? The best way to envision this nightmarish alternate-universe dystopia is to peek in on the quiet town of Hyder, Alaska.

LOOK: 22 Famous Artists Draw The United States From Memory

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.12.2013 | Arts

In 1971 a Japanese artist by the name of Hisachika Takahashi asked 22 of America's most recognizable artists to draw a map of the United States... fro...

LOOK: Artist Spends 50 Years Creating Massive Fictional Map

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.01.2013 | Arts

In 1963, a man named Jerry Gretzinger began sketching and painting a map for a fictional world, populated by land masses and buildings that originated...

The Coolest Maps You'll See All Day

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.14.2013 | Travel

In life, there are amazing maps, and then there's @Amazing_Maps -- a specialized Twitter account dedicated to providing a feed of (you guessed it) ama...

Amazing Maps Is Your New Favorite Twitter Account

BuzzFeed | Posted 08.14.2013 | Technology
Read More: Maps, Technology News

Whether it’s a quick hack of Google’s mapping interface or a complicated piece of data visualization, maps have never been more useful, interestin...

WiFi to help out with HIV/AIDS on Mfangano Island

Craig Newmark | Posted 10.08.2013 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Hey, I help out The Organic Health Response on Mfangano Island, and gave them some money a few months ago to help upgrade their wifi. You'll see them ...

A Different Kind Of Disney 'World'

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.08.2014 | Travel

You can locate every single ride in Walt Disney World... but can you pin the location of every single movie created by the wonderful world of Disney? ...

The Faithful Shopper: Mountain Magic

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.28.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Hard as it is for some of us water babies to believe, not everyone heads straight for a beach during the summer. Others prefer to spend their time exp...

Is This Hollywood, California or Hollywood, Florida?

Greg Schwem | Posted 09.02.2013 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Almost every single morning, I fire up my computer to see the release of some new study whose results could easily be summed up in one word: Really?

The First New York Screening of the Documentary Flying Paper Closes the Interaction Design and Children Conference

Stephanie Spiro | Posted 08.31.2013 | Arts
Stephanie Spiro

Flying Paper is focused on these kids and it gathers insight from their perspective on several levels -- the children talk to the cameras while they craft kites and at times the kids film the other kids and the kite-flying.

Brilliant Map Reveals 'True' Names Of U.S. Places

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.20.2013 | Technology

If someone told you they hailed from the "Farm of the Elf Counsel's People," you'd be forgiven for thinking they'd grown up in Middle-earth, not Arlin...

Home State Maps Cure Homesickness

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.11.2013 | Travel

When Houston-native Nathan Hoang moved to New York City, he was struck with homesickness. To cope with missing his home state, Hoang made a list o...

LOOK: These Maps Debating 'Soda' And 'Pop' Have Basically Set The Internet On Fire

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 09.13.2013 | Technology

What do you call a set of 122 maps depicting the variety of word choice, pronunciation and slang across the U.S.? Super viral. If you've visited F...

Timothy Stenovec

Why Facebook Is Interested In GPS Apps

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 05.09.2013 | Technology

For years, technology companies have touted the advent of a new fusion of your social habits and mapping. You're driving home from work and an ale...

The Colorful Life of the Four-color Theorem: A Tribute to Kenneth Appel

David H. Bailey | Posted 07.08.2013 | Science
David H. Bailey

Kenneth Appel, who along with Wolgang Haken, in 1976 gave the first proof of the four-color theorem, died on April 19, 2013, at the age of 80.

LOOK: NYers Draw Their Own Personal Manhattans

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 04.04.2013 | New York

While the grid system may be Manhattan's defining structural feature, it's the stories of its inhabitants that truly hold the island together. In ...

These Aren't Your Normal Google Maps

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 04.03.2013 | Technology

These aren't actually Persian rugs you can throw in your foyer. But artist David Thomas Smith's photographs are certainly inspired by the colorful Mid...

INTERACTIVE MAP: NYC Murder Rates Compared To Other Countries

The New York World | Posted 02.12.2013 | New York

Compare the 2012 homicide rate in each New York City police precinct to the national homicide rates of countries, as compiled by the United Nations. ...

OMG, A Graffiti Treasure Map

ARTINFO | Posted 03.09.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

By mapping all of 311's graffiti complaints by neighborhood, Gothamist has created a handy guide that most likely best reflects which areas of New Yor...