Because there is no better way to learn about this vast world than through a map — interesting maps from All That Is Interesting!
Animating The USA’s Formation
Over 200 years of American geographic history compressed into a 20 second GIF.
Mapping The Frequency Of Lightning Strikes
A fascinating map exploring the frequency of lightning strikes across the world.
Tracking American Tornadoes
With such few tornadoes present in the west coast, one might think that the region is in luck. However, their nagging earthquakes are equally as prevalent.
A Look At Prisoner Population Rates Throughout The World
With such a glaring shade of red, you might think that the United States would want to work on its prison system to get in line with the rest of the world.
Los Angeles: The City Of All Cities
What L.A. may lack in soul it gains in size. As evidenced above, the SoCal city can fit Boston, Manhattan and San Francisco among others within its borders.
The Death Penalty Mapped Throughout The World
A fascinating death penalty map showing where capital punishment is still a legal form of punishment and in practice throughout the world.
US Military Presence Throughout The World
Ever wonder why our military spending budget is so vast? It might have something to do with the fact that the United States has troops in six continents.
A Glimpse At Racial Segregation In Detroit
A fascinating map showing the racial segregation in Detroit that persists into the 21st century.
The Evolution Of Europe
It took a long time for Europe to become the Old Continent. Take a look at the evolution of Europe over the millenia in this fascinating GIF.
A Condensed Map Of The World’s Population
A fascinating look at what the world would look like if the human population were concentrated in one city.
Five Mysteries Uncovered By Google Earth
Ancient Human Ancestor, South Africa Plucky paleoanthropologist Professor Lee Berger used Google Earth (from the comfort of his armchair) to find bones of an ancient human ancestor in South Africa. After isolating patterns in a region he thought most likely to house human remains, Berger led a small contingent (his...