Map of the new Community Improvement District in Columbia, Missouri Normally gerrymandering in a medium-sized town that doesn't even pertain to city council elections would be too down-in-the-weeds, but this story from the Columbia Tribune is too funny to ignore. Show More Summary
In this beginner's tutorial, learn how to save map areas for offline use in Google Maps. Google Maps offline is a limited function tool, hopefully this will help you master it.
Piers Morgan, the British journalist, took to Twitter yesterday in response to the tragic events in Virginia, where a lone shooter gunned down a reporter, Alison Parker, her cameraman, Adam Ward and the subject of the interview, Vicki Gardner, the lone survivor, on live television, to express his displeasure with the state of gun violence... Show More Summary
Unarguably one of the best-selling video games of all time, rumors of a sequel have been following "Grand Theft Auto 5" for years.
The search engine giant has been rolling out its Google Street View cars all over the world, mapping out cities, taking shots of famous landmarks, but this time it made a huge mistake. Recently, the Google Street View vehicles and their backpack camera versions have been capturing some of the more iconic scenes in Spain,... Show More Summary
At this point, you probably feel like you've seen every possible iteration and variation of the iconic New York City subway map, from concentric to judgmental, from unaffordable to Super Mario. But NYers are a creative bunch, and one...Show More Summary
Want to put your company on the map? There are many ways you can approach your marketing in order to get eyeballs and grow your business. From press releases that result in media mentions to a great paid campaign for your social media page, and from an ad that gets you seen in search engines […]
More changes are in the works at Comedy Central’s rebooted “Daily Show” following the departure of longtime host Jon Stewart. The network announced today that it has named Baratunde Thurston as supervising producer on “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,”...
A recent survey looks at how 1-bedroom rental prices have changed over the ten months. The news actually wasn't all terrible for renters—rent prices didn't go up in most neighborhoods and it went down in quite a few. [ more › ]
The story of fifty "migrants" (no, let's call them what they are - refugees) found dead in a lorry in Austria is accompanied by a map. It strikes me that this is very much like a map of the movement of antiquities into Europe from the...Show More Summary
Everyone is always going on about the wacky baby names celebrities choose, but what about the bizarre real estate celebrities buy? For instance, did you know that Paula Deen has a very serious shell obsession that can be seen...
I just want to shout from roof tops about how wonderful and nifty craft foam is. Who would have thought the $1 priced sheets usually found in the children's craft sections would be so useful for cosplays? I sure didn't. It's been my new medium of choice since craft foam is perfect for creating accessories with a 2D effect. Show More Summary
Every state in the U.S. has its own unique culture, which also means it has its own unique Google searches. Real estate search site Estately recently dove into Google search data and came up with some common search items in each state that it deemed embarrassing. Show More Summary
This is a US map showing an 'embarrassing' search term that each state has made significantly more than all the others in the last 11 years. As you can see, South Carolinians want to hear a $6/minute made up story about their future,...Show More Summary
More than a century ago, New York was the country's unquestioned capital of mapping. A firm called J.H. Colton Co., based at 172 William St., enjoyed a 30% market share publishing railroad maps after... To view the full story, click the title link.
Google Maps is an incredible tool. It can show you the world around you. It can show you the most direct route from A to Z in almost every country on earth. It can direct you to the best pizza place in town, and help you avoid traffic jams. Show More Summary
American Modern Insurance is using customer data, weather data and Esri mapping to help clients move vintage cars to safety when the next storm approaches by combining information on where the cars are stored, what transport is available and the location of secure storage facilities.
The NYT had an interesting map showing the extent to which countries trade with China as a way of illustrating its importance to the world economy. The main measure of the importance of trade with China is a circle showing the sum of...Show More Summary
Rural Free Delivery, 1914. (Photo: Library of Congress) These days, with maps that tell you exactly when a bus is coming and weather apps that notify you exactly 12 minutes before it will start raining, the package delivery industry would seemingly have figured out how to pinpoint when your Amazon order will arrive. And yet, no. Show More Summary