Invented in 1902 by an American, the 'Middle East' is all over the place.
There's something special about islands - in some cases, it's the price tag
Most of it was eaten by Earth's mantle, but scraped-off bits survive in the Alps and other mountain ranges.
A review of the global "wall" that divides rich from poor.
The summit of Europe's most active volcano is also the world's only decipoint.
"Brasilia, the biggest paper town ever."
Forensic cartography 101: Explain what Brasilia is doing on this map of 1920s South America.
How the half-hour commute and motorised transport changed our cities into huge metropolises.
Lovers deadlier than gangsters, first comprehensive Danish homicide study since 1970s shows
Satellite movie shows clouds of carbon monoxide drifting over South America.
How deep are America's cultural fault lines? Depends on which data you crunch.
By transplanting Operation Barbarossa on a map of the US, it showed the devastating effects of the Nazi invasion
UNHCR data shows a small but intriguing flow of refugees from countries like France, Germany and the UK
The Glen McLaughlin Collection brings together more than 700 historical examples of 'California as an island'.
#MeToo and #TimesUp catapult America into the club of world's most anti-women countries.
Notre Dame was almost torched in 1871, when Communards set Paris' major buildings ablaze.
Yemen leads the list of the most fragile nations, with the U.S. and U.K. among the "most worsened."
As Game of Thrones ends, a revealing resolution to its perplexing geography.
Controversial map names CEOs of 100 companies producing 71 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions.
This culinary map of Los Angeles proves the city is more than just the world's movie capital.
No, depression is not just a type of "affluenza" — poor people in conflict zones are more likely candidates
The map shows the movements of seven different wolves over the course of a season.
"Beresheet" is first privately-funded space ship ever to make a lunar touchdown
Two maps show two very different takes on the huge discrepancies in U.S. life expectancy
Both panoramic and detailed, this infographic manages to show both the size and distribution of world religions.
Three scientists publish a paper proving that Mercury, not Venus, is the closest planet to Earth.
Tracking project establishes northern Argentina is wintering ground of Swainson's hawks
North Korea's Great Leader would rather not fly for his second summit with Trump – but the trip is also a political message to China.
Butter supply and life satisfaction are linked — but by causation or correlation?
The same 32 symbols show up in prehistoric European cave art.