How do people move within the states? This map by Up Shot NYT shows where the people living in a state were born. Light gray represents people who have not moved out of their home state. Colors represent those who have moved from other regions, and dark grey represents those who have migrated from outside the US. Source.
Considering a move to San Francisco? This is a map of the median rent of one-bedroom apartments in each neighborhood. Choose wisely. Source.
Have you participated in the ice bucket challenge? This map suggests that the challenge originated in Boston: each line represents at least 10 ice bucket challenges, connecting nominees and their nominators. Read the full article to learn more about where (and how) the ice bucket challenge became so popular.
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“‘Finding a 105-year-old who’s lived in each location and asking them which hurricane they think was the worst’ is left as an exercise for the reader.”
(via xkcd: Worst Hurricane)
Winnie the Pooh is being used to teach kids about GIS. How cool?! Source.
There have been 74 school shootings (including K-12 and university shootings) since the tragedy at Sandy Hook. What do you think about gun control?
Can you guess the most peaceful country in the world? The least? Source.
What’s your stance?
As the great baseball novelist WP Kinsella noted in The Iowa Baseball Confederacy, technically, foul lines run on forever. This map visualizes that concept, letting the foul lines of every major league stadium run to infinity—turning nearly the entire US into part of a baseball field.
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