If your BMI is higher than 30, you're technically obese. These maps show how many people per European country (and U.S. state) suffer from that medical condition.
The first rule of Vulture Club: stay out of Portugal.
Mapping your daily long john needs since 2011 (Canada only)
If the zouave of the Alma bridge gets his feet wet, Paris knows to start worrying
Even underground, there would still be a helicopter hovering overhead
The highest concentration in Europe of places named after saints? Galicia, in Spain.
It's a web, it's a cloud - it's under attack: how outages reveal the actual shape of the internet
The nearest exoplanet ever has been observed, but not yet seen. Is this what the 'Earth Next Door' looks like?
How to stop mass shootings? Maps speak louder than words.
There's a very curious link between topography and personality.
An interesting point in case are the twin maps of Africa shown here, one of the spread of Islam, the other the spread of AIDS. Beware of the map that is too straightforward and simple.
Joy Division's iconic "soundscape" was designed by a Cornell University astronomer.
The rough beauty of the American West seems as far as you can get from the polished corridors of power in Washington DC.
One corner of the animal kingdom is immune from extinction: the monsters that thrive in our imagination (and on this map).
Unless you're an astronomer, you've probably never heard of an analemma. And even if you are one, this might be your first tutulemma.
Using the location data attached to billions of tweets, these maps indicate where the five best friend words — bro, buddy, dude, fella, and pal — occur most frequently.
No prizes for guessing that English is the world's lingua franca. But how good are the world's other languages at spreading information?
Instead of choosing sides, this map shows all versions of the cartographic argument.
Thanks to Big Data, a new "Science of Cities" is emerging
Eilert Sundt must have had a busy, happy week. As the president of the Norwegian Cartozoological Society, Mr Sundt probably is the world’s most prominent ambassador of the obscure discipline of cartozoology (1)....