Maps

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A Depressingly Crowded Map of Conflicts in Africa

A lot has happened in just a few years.

Courtesy of Trulia

What to Consider in Deciding Whether to Rent or Buy

Updated data from metros across the United States.

Reuters

The Legal Activities Banned in London

More than 400 zones in Britain's dominant city have extra rules. Disobeying them can get you a ticket.

Reuters

Mapping L.A.'s Endangered Pot Shops

Facing a citywide ban, dispensaries prove to be far less plentiful than feared.

Reuters

The Geography of Business Density

The most and least dense U.S. metros for business enterprise.

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The Next Major Real Estate Cycle: Walkable Urbanism?

How shifting demand could pull real estate developers (in cities and the suburbs) in a new direction over the next generation.

Melissa Price

Maps of London, Minus London

There's a lot to see when you take away the street grid.

Zara Matheson/MPI

America's Best Places for a Raise

Where you live can determine how much more you'll be making next year.

Courtesy of Eric Fischer

Mapmaker, Artist, or Programmer?

Self-described "map geek" Eric Fischer uses urban data to make some of the web's most intriguing spatial images.

Public Lab

The Future of Aerial Mapmaking: Cheap Helium Balloons

A $95 DIY kit can help you map your city with higher resolution than Google Earth can.

Jonathan Ernst / Reuters

Mapping College vs. Pro Football Fans

College football still dominates in the South.

A Map of All the World's Hurricanes Since 1851

Here's a quite different way of looking at the history of tropical storms.

Keith Bedford / Reuters

America's Leading College Towns

Mapping the metros with the largest share and largest number of college students.

MTA

Are Our Transit Maps Tricking Us?

Subway maps distort the reality on the ground for all kinds of reasons. What happens when we make decisions based on them?

David Rumsey Map Collection

Maps of the Day: 33,000 of Them, At Your Disposal

This is the coolest website in the world.

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The Rise of the Majority-Asian Suburb

In southern California, the number of Asian suburbs is growing rapidly.

Robert Galbraith / Reuters

America's Leading High-Tech, Venture Capital Centers

New data tracks the geography of technology investment.

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The Geography of Underwater Homes

New data from Zillow shows fewer homeowners underwater, but the pattern varies widely by geography.

Vertaline

The Rudest City in America? It's Buffalo, Jerkface

You're more likely to get an "F--- you" than a "Good morning" in Buffalo, according to a survey of potty-mouthed Twitter users.