Amanda from TranslationServices.com sent me this. As Valentine’s Day is near, they made a map called “How Do You Say LOVE Around The World?” which you can find here: https://www.translationservices.com/saying-love-in-each-country.

Readers: Sometimes in life, God throws us a curve ball. As we go through our day-to-day lives, we often forget about the special people around us in our circle of family and friends. We also sometimes take for granted our heroes in life. Kobe Bryant was one of the greatest basketball players of all time. […]

Source: CandyStore.com Continuing my week of data visualizations and infographics related to Valentine’s Day, here is one from http://www.candystore.com depicting a map of the United States showing which candy is the favorite Valentine’s Day candy for that State.

Readers: I have been really busy at work the past week or so and have not been able to post any blogs. Yesterday, I was looking at transit maps on the great site, http://transitmap.net. I thought I would share ten of them with you that I found interesting. Enjoy! Michael Historical Map: BART System Map […]

Merry Christmas! I hope some of these tasty treats reach your table today. Michael

A few years ago, Peter Gorman (photo: above) took a one-year, solo bicycle trip around the U.S. and Canada. he rode over 11,000 miles in one big loop. After the trip, Peter designed some graphic maps inspired by the places he visited and opened an online shop called Barely Maps. Since then, his designs have been […]

Readers: Last week, The New York Times published an interactive map for the 2018 Midterm Elections. The map and story were titled House Election Results: Democrats Take Control.  You were given two ways to view the results: one as a map and the second as a cartogram (see screenshots below). I really enjoyed the cartogram, […]

Readers: Well, for better or worse, the 2018 midterm elections are over. A lot of discussion surrounding the blue wave entering the election and the Democrats will have reason to be optimistic. They increased their support in large areas of the Midwest and the Rust Belt, regions where President Donald Trump dominated in 2016, most notably […]

Source: Mullen, Arthur and Andrew Koper, Historic Detroit Neighborhoods, Cityscape Detroit, August 8, 2003, https://web.archive.org/web/20071010073930/http://www.cityscapedetroit.org:80/Detroit_neighborhoods.html# HISTORIC DETROIT NEIGHBORHOODS Detroit is composed of many neighborhoods, each with a unique history and features. Not many people are aware of them all or where they are located. Cityscape Detroit has created this map. Arthur Mullen researched this information. Andrew […]

Readers: Here is the second part of showing you screenshots of interesting maps and diagrams from the book, World Geography by John Hodgdon Bradley, which was published in 1948. This was a textbook for secondary education. If you love the maps and diagrams in this book, you can buy a copy of it for a […]