Monday, March 23, 2015

Friday, March 20, 2015

Thursday, March 19, 2015


We've seen gags where the map of the Earth is upside-down.  This xkcd panel by Randall Munroe is a different take on that theme.

That said, "title-text" at the actual webcomic says:
Due to their proximity across the channel, there's long been tension between North Korea and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Southern Ireland.

Upside-Down Map

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Zombie interactive

I'm still no fan of the zombie genre, but I am a fan of interactive maps. This one created by Cornell researcher Matt Bierbaum can help you envision what the zombie apocalypse would look like.Screen Shot 2015-03-16 at 11.15.31 AM

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Demon paper

Hagar the Horrible attempts to explain the concept of a map to his band of barbarians.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Here There Be...

Guest poster Amanda here with a governing tip from SMBC Comics:

(Image links to source.)

Monday, March 9, 2015

Blast from the Past (well, more of a mist)

Here's a map in a cartoon about the H1N1 vaccine from 2009 from your friendly neighbo(u)rhood guest blogger, Amanda:

Jimmy Margulies,, 2009

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Welcome to Earth

Sometimes it does seem like the world does this to people:

Friday, March 6, 2015

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Geography GIFs

Do you need a bunch of animated geography GIFs by ABVH?  Of course you do?

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Topographic sandbox

Friend of blog Clint found this video of an intensely interactive topographic map sandbox.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Even More Historical Caricatures!

During some research, I came across a collection of caricature anthologies that feature "great men" from various geographic areas. Many of the caricatures from these collections included globes.

Here we have A. B. Newman on page 343 of Chicagoans As We See 'Em, circa 1904:

- Amanda Murphyao 

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Maps by state

Here's a pair of map-by-state maps:

First the most used words in online dating sites by state
View image on Twitter
And then favorite stores