Category Archives: map

What Each State Googles More Than Any Other

A real estate company, Estately, used Google Trends in attempt to find what people in each state google more than people in other states. The results were interesting, to say the least. The map above merely shows the top query … Continue reading

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Beijing’s Subway Station Names, Translated Literally

The WSJ’s China Real Time has produced this neat map of Beijing’s subway system, with the station names translated literally into English using the machine translation tool provided by Baidu. My favorite is “Magnetic Implement Intersection”. (Click map to see … Continue reading

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Map: A Century Of Earthquakes

This map shows a white dot for every earthquake in the last century that had a magnitude of at least 5 on the Richter Scale. The ten most powerful earthquakes in the last century are listed in green. It is … Continue reading

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Asia According To Google Autocomplete (Map)

The other day we posted a map of the USA, showing the Google autocomplete results for the question, “Why is [state] so…”. Now, Randal Olsen or Michigan State has published a similar map, but of Asia, using the question, “Why … Continue reading

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The USA According To Google Autocomplete (Map)

This is what most often comes up for each state when you type in “Why is [state] so…” (H/t Matt Yglesias) Related articles Google Autocomplete Embarrasses Us (and Our States) Again Missouri wants “to secede” according to Google’s autocomplete Google … Continue reading

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