Our impact on the planet has been profound. Today's graphic visualizes this human footprint by looking at population density, roads, undersea cables, and more.
Nothing is more fundamental to life than water - so see the world's watersheds like never before with these colorful and absolutely stunning maps.
Each of the four colors is equal to 25% of the country's total population - and things get interesting when looking at Canada, Chile, or California.
See how the list of the world's five largest cities has changed between 3000 BC until today, and how it's expected to shift as we close...
A massive commuter dataset and algorithmic approach have created a unique, new map of America's megaregions.
Navigating the mean streets of 125 AD just got a lot easier with this subway-style map of the ancient Roman road network.
These satellite maps visualize where different energy sources, like fossil fuels, nuclear, or renewables, are used to generate electricity.
Women-owned businesses make up an increasing percentage of the American economy. Here are some of the cities where these businesses are being added the fastest.
Conventional cartographic techniques have caused most of us to have a skewed perception of the true size of countries. Can an equal-area map provide clarity?
The United States has a $18 trillion economy - the biggest in the world. But here's another way of looking at it, using three interesting maps.