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The true size of things on world maps

The standard Mercator map that Americans are most familiar with is useful in many ways, but it distorts the size of many areas. The True Size Map lets you drag areas on top of other areas to compare their sizes, … Continue reading

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Map of North America in the style of a fantasy novel

Illustrated Map of North America Hand-Drawn [AorakiMaps/Etsy] Via Boing Boing

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Which is better: Google Maps or Waze?

Lifehacker reviewer Thorin Klosowski tests Google Maps and Waze and determines they’re both great for different uses. Waze is good for getting from point A to Point B – it’s particularly good for shaving a few minutes off a commute, or a … Continue reading

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Maps showing the most popular languages in American…

Maps showing the most popular languages in American states other than English and Spanish. The most popular language in California (other than English and Spanish) is Tagalog. I was surprised to learn that there are some continental states where the … Continue reading

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