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Jazzy Abstract Maps of Famous World Cities

Some cities make you want to take out your favorite jazz records, sip on some wine and completely bliss out as you look down on the lights below. These posters from Toronto-based, self-taught artist Jazzberry Blue are just the right ...
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What’s in a Name? The US Atlas of True Names

To many people, place names have a special meaning. Take California for example: to a number of people it signifies fun times, warm weather, beautiful nature and movies…. but what does the word ‘California’ actually mean? Grabbing this fascinating new ...
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Exquisite Paper Sculptures Map Historic Events

It’s easy to admire Matthew Picton’s paper sculpted maps simply for their fine craftsmanship and close resemblance to the famous cities they represent – but you’d be missing so much hidden in the details. Beyond the exquisitely folded ribbons of ...
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An Interactive Map of North American English Dialects

Because of the massive popularity of Hollywood movies, most people in the world (including Americans) assume that people in the US all sound like they’re from California, and in particular Southern California. This intensely detailed map created by linguist Rick ...