Clocking the metric that matters most to many commuters.
If today's geopolitical divisions existed when Stegosauruses roamed the earth, the world might have looked something like this.
A look at early renderings of the U.S. East Coast, courtesy of the Dutch.
Artist Matthew Picton evokes specific historical events or time periods with the art, text, even paper he chooses to use.
His pie-in-the-sky underground bullet train that would zoom people across the country in hours instead of days
And what it reveals about the municipality's topography and commitment to transportation alternatives.
The new maps may eventually funnel us each into different experiences of the same neighborhood. Is that a bad thing?
History's greatest journeys, now available in KML files.
Pop songs, like widgets, are "manufactured" commodities, with a production system embedded in real places.
A collection of the city's subway maps since 1935.
Freight is crippling metro areas, but it's rarely part of city planning.
Of all the weather phenomena, from droughts to hurricanes, it's hardest to figure out how a warmer planet will impact Tornado Alley. Here's why.
Texas leads the nation in wind power; in Washington, hydroelectric dams provide 60 percent of the state’s energy.
New research suggests that location plays a smaller role now in who we talk to and what we talk about.
States with higher per capita tax collection rates are more affluent, with higher concentrations of talent and highly educated people.
Curious to know what the Champs-Elysees might look like in Midtown Manhattan? Forget the square footage and just put it there.
The map offers a nifty live survey of people's utterly random interests (or perceived areas of expertise).
A new interactive project from Google, NASA and the US Geological Survey.
Mega-collector David Rumsey explains how maps are an "archive of information."