From rapid urbanization to retreating glaciers, these timelapsed satellite maps capture the drastic changes the Earth's surface has undergone.
See every major coal power plant ever commissioned on this animation, which covers a time period from 1927 until 2019.
Is someone stealing Christmas? It isn't the Grinch or Putin stealing Santa’s workshop, but Earth's natural processes that are moving the North Pole.
Watch countries appear one-by-one to form a cohesive world map, when they are ordered by population.
As the Arctic becomes more accessible due to reduced ice cover, countries with polar real estate increasingly viewing the region through an economic lens.
This unique map subtracts population from nighttime light output, giving us a unique perspective into America's rural light pollution hot spots.
Watch the explosive growth of the global submarine cable network, and learn who's funding the next generation of cables.
Since 1868, there had been 1,232 oil discoveries over 500 million barrels of oil. This map plots these discoveries to reveal global energy hot spots.
How much do your vacations contribute to your destination of choice? This visualization shows the countries that receive the most tourist spending.
Few global trends have matched the profound impact of urbanization. Today’s map looks back at 70 years of movement in over 1,800 cities.