Maps

James Cheshire

Mapping a City's Surnames

An amazing new tool tracks the names and nationalities that dominate parts of London.

In Search of a Cure for Zombie Neighborhoods

A new study details the rise of abandoned properties in Buffalo.

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A Satellite Time-Lapse Wondermap

Watch 13 years of development and change on any point on the globe.

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The Geography of Bars and Restaurants

America's best cities for eating and drinking, according to Trulia.

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The Secrets Frackers Are Allowed to Keep

How much do you know about natural gas drilling? Turns out, it depends a lot on what state you live in.

Jenni Sparks

The Coolest New Maps of London

From an infographic of Olympic venues to street-by-street damage inflicted by the Blitz.

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The Geography of Team USA

Where America's Olympians were born and where they currently live reveals interesting clusters.

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The Chicago Transit Authority Map of Economic Hardship

A station-by-station map of poverty, crowded housing and employment.

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America's Leading Creative Class Counties

A county-by-county breakdown of the U.S. creative class.

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America's Top Creative Class States

Creative class residents gather on the east and west coasts.

The Geography of Gun Violence

On the state level, mental illness and stress levels don't play a role. Poverty and gun control policies do.

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Visit Antarctica With Google Street View

Newly released panoramics of the world's most remote outposts.

Demand for Foreign-Born Workers Is Spiky

Many U.S. cities cannot access the skilled workers they need.

Map of the Day: The Geography of Klout

Which countries have the most social media influence?

Batman Urbanism: Detailed Maps of Gotham City

With The Dark Knight Rises days away, you can brush up on your Gotham geography.

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The New Geography of the Working Class

Which metros have the largest share of working class jobs?

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The New Geography of the Service Class

Which metros have the largest share of service class workers?

Graphic of the Day: Jerusalem's Sound Map

Mapping the city's church bells, sirens, and calls to prayer.

Edwin Chen

Map of the Day: Soda vs. Pop vs. Coke

This time, based on Twitter data.