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What is the Ideal Economic Pie?

Poverty is visible throughout the US, but as this map from a CDC paper shows, it is concentrated in certain areas.

Hand coloured world map with two hemispheres published by the British author George Augustus Baldwyn in 1782. "A New and Accurate Map of the World, Comprehending all the New Discoveries, in Both Hemispheres, carefully brought down to the Present Time."

Hand coloured world map with two hemispheres published by the British author George Augustus Baldwyn in "A New and Accurate Map of the World, Comprehending all the New Discoveries, in Both Hemispheres, carefully brought down to the Present Time.

Artist Ellis Nadler (eliahu.squarespace.com) created this map of Brazil for his Flickr group Maps from Memory. The group shows just how subjective and non-factual maps can be, with this entry being deliberately tongue in cheek. "I have never been to Brazil," he says. "I did it for a laugh."

10 of the best hand-drawn maps – in pictures

Hand-drawn maps are enjoying a renaissance as contemporary artists use their imagination, creativity and humour to breathe new life into the traditional craft of cartography.

solar exposure map

World Daily Solar Insolation Map. This map shows the amount of solar energy in hours, received each day on an optimally tilted surface during the worst month of the year.

Atlas of True Names, Maps That Replace Location Names With Their Original Meanings

Atlas of True Names, Maps That Replace Location Names With Their Original Meanings

FUN, second map is interactive : United States map with place names replaced by original meanings pictures]

The Curious Map Book by Ashley Baynton-Williams http://www.amazon.com/dp/022623715X/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_uttqwb1TN1PR4

The book The Curious Map Book, Ashley Baynton-Williams is published by University of Chicago Press.

Páez estuvo 19 años en el país,pasó por Yemen (donde también terminó dominando su lengua,al igual que el árabe) y se convirtió en un erudito

A dreadfully inaccurate map of the upper Nile by Vincenzo Coronelli, 1690

Medieval Map, produced by the Majorcan cartographic school and attributed to Abraham Cresques, 1375 - Photos and videos by Bibliophilia (@Libroantiguo) | Twitter

Medieval Map, produced by the Majorcan cartographic school and attributed to Abraham Cresques, 1375 - Photos and videos by Bibliophilia (

Vintage infographic Goettingen fortifications plan (1730) | Matthäus Seutter

Vintage Infodesign [65

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