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  • April 2, 2014
    This is the interactive map of Middle Earth created as part of the Lord of the Rings Project. You can highlight all sorts of options like roads, towns, events -- even the paths the characters took in the books (I have Frodo and Sam's path highlighted in the screenshot above). ... / Continue →
  • February 6, 2014
    This is the world map tattoo that backpacker Bill Passman got on his back in 2010. He has the countries colored in as he visits them all. What's that little country north of Australia and east of China. "A mole." Never heard of it. I'd like to get a similar tattoo, but I'd... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2014
    Note: Larger, actually legible version HERE. This is the map of the internet cartographered by DeviantARTist JaySimons. I'm sure there's something to learn by looking at it, I just didn't pick up on any of it. Probably because I started daydreaming about how cool it would be... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2014
    This is Amazing Map's United States of Autocomplete, a guide to the 54 states-- "There's only 50." Really? This is the United States of Autocomplete, a guide to the 50 states per the first Google autocomplete result for typing, "Why is [a state] so...". As you can see, most ... / Continue →
  • October 21, 2013
    Note: This is entirely too small to read, click HERE for a much larger, legible version. This is a map created by Doghouse Diaries (link includes references for the data they used) showing what each country leads the rest of the world at. Some of them definitely aren't cause ... / Continue →
  • September 25, 2013
    Note: Larger version HERE although I don't know why you'd need a bigger version unless your state is number one in shitty vision. This is The United States of Shame (links to article with more info on each state), a map depicting what each particular state is worst at. Some o... / Continue →
  • September 18, 2013
    This is a map created by Josh Stevens displaying the 3,313 North American Bigfoot sightings collected by the Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization in the last 92-years. It's crazy to think that behind every single one of those little purplish dots there's either a liar, crazy... / Continue →
  • August 15, 2013
    Note: Larger version HERE in case you're really into New England. This is a map of the United States of Fast Food created by Thrillist. Each state is represented by a food chain (with an emphasis on fast food) that either first started or is headquartered in the state (you can... / Continue →
  • June 28, 2013
    This is the Link's Awakening overworld map underwear available from Etsy seller DisturbinglyAdorable. They only come in women's sizes, but the great thing about women's underwear is that they still fit if you order big enough. It's not like they can tell it's a dude wearing ... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2013
    Note: Larger, more legible version HERE but you still won't be able to read the really small states, which is exactly why they should just join together to form one bigger state. This is the Corporate States of America, a map of the US created by Steve Lovelace (I love sheer m... / Continue →
  • April 4, 2013
    Note: No screencap does the thing justice, you're gonna just have go to the website and click around playing space ranger on your own. Clicking the 'Take a Tour' button in the upper left corner is a good start though. 100,000 Stars is a website with a 3-D interactive map of t... / Continue →
  • February 25, 2013
    This is a map showing where the most Craigslist 'Missed Connections' happen, according to state. Here in California it's 24 Hour Fitness, which doesn't surprise me because I can barely mount an ellipitical without some tanned and toned hottie trying to get in my bicycle shorts... / Continue →
  • February 14, 2013
    This is a picture created by Redditor boredboarder8 of the moon with a to-scale United States superimposed over it to give you a concept of its size. That is, if you can imagine how big the United States is. Which, given the fact you just poked yourself in the eye with a drin... / Continue →
  • January 15, 2013
    This is a map of the United States and Canada (click for the website with a zoomable version) that has a dot for every person living in the two countries during the 2010 and 2011 Censuses. How many dots is that? Try over 60,000. Way over 60,000, because it's 341,817,095. T... / Continue →
  • December 6, 2012
    This is a shot by Flickr users Matt & Kristy from Dragon*Con featuring a lovely lady showing off her map of Middle Earth dress and matching clutch. Are you surprised I know what a clutch is? ME TOO. *eying picture* I don't know, she seems to have a sort of Disney princess a... / Continue →
  • November 14, 2012
    Note: Higher res version right HERE. This is the entire overworld map of Hyrule from the original Legend of Zelda recreated in LEGO bricks by Michael Kuroda. I want one. And you know what? This might be a project I could actually complete without screwing up. "You don't st... / Continue →
  • June 11, 2012
    This is an 8' x almost 3' fabric mural of the entire Legend of Zelda overworld for sale by Etsy seller Packmania. And they're only $40 (plus $15 shipping)! How can they be selling them so cheap? My guess is kill the old man who was hoarding them in his cave. "It's dangerous... / Continue →
  • April 18, 2012
    Note: Larger version HERE for a better view. This is a world map of lightning strikes as measured in lightning flashes per square kilometer per year. And the winner is...the heart of Africa! Congratulations, now we need to find out a way to turn that into usable electricity.... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2012
    This is a shot from Map of the Dead, a Google Maps based program that highlights useful information in the event of a zombie apocalypse. You know, stuff like highly populated "danger zones" to avoid, as well as worthwhile stores to loot like gun shops, gas stations, and liquor... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2012
    This is a shot of Dubai's man-made 'The World' archipelago (and Palm Islands, lower left) as photographed by André Kuiper aboard the International Space Station yesterday. As you can see, it serves as a reminder that, no matter how much money you throw at something, it still m... / Continue →