An addictive new interactive project marries a vast array of archival photos with a detailed map of the city.
A new map uses Foursquare data to reveal the most unique tastes in food or drink, state by state.
An open-source, animated map features 249 global mass transit networks.
Who attends America’s “high-poverty” public schools—and where.
It’s one of many flashy design demos available on the new customizable map animation engine Tangram.
These maps of intersecting waterbodies will make you think twice about where yours comes from.
A Google Maps mod invites you to be a kid again.
Music about your metro is a click away.
A new open-access tool from the U.S. Geological Survey lets you browse maps of any place, time, or scale.
A powerful new map of the city shows how its current poverty rates match up to racist mortgage policies of the past.
The "Geotaggers' World Atlas" follows the path of Flickr images.
A crowdsourcing satellite-imagery site that made headlines when Malaysian Flight 370 disappeared last year is now being used to plot parts of Kathmandu in need of aid.
Citizen cartographers around the globe are tracing and checking roads, buildings, and open spaces to assist people on the ground. You can help.
And other sad parking tales told by open data.
Where and when you'll normally encounter the most violent twisters—mapped.
A new index takes a holistic look at America's inequalities. Yes, that's plural.
Disquaires de Paris traces the history of vinyl record retail in the French capital.
Rain-driven landslides have killed at least 20,000 since 2007—here's where.
This NASA visualization tracks 365 days of the planet's CO2 emissions.
A new tool lets you easily browse NASA-quality photos of Earth from 2013 up to this very minute.