Check out the Fra Mauro Mappa Mundi (c. 1450s), a historical map that formed a bridge between medieval and renaissance...
Rivers and lakes have played important roles throughout history. This Vintage Viz looks at these bodies of water from the viewpoint of 1850.
From single cells to bipedalism, humans have come a long way. Explore the fascinating journey of human evolution in this infographic.
A map of the Earth 20,000 years ago, at the peak of the last ice age, when colder temperatures transformed the planet we know so well.
This map plots the colonial shipping lanes used by the British, the French, the Spanish, and the Dutch in the 18th and 19th centuries.
The daily routines of 16 famous creatives—poets, thinkers, scientists and even politicians—are charted for comparison with each other.
This massive map highlights overseas territories and dependencies around the world and their sovereign states.
Where were the largest cities in the world throughout history? This video details the rise (and fall) of the largest cities by population from 3,000 BCE.