Economists try to create and use maps to navigate the world of human choices. But in some ways, these maps are limited.
Growing numbers of people are using food banks to feed themselves and their families. But many areas where residents face a high risk of food poverty are under-serviced.
How do diverse movies fare in the international box office? What time do trolls like to post their comments? We look back on some of this year's most intriguing graphs and maps.
With this technology, citizen scientists could even help to predict the damage caused by future disasters.
They are contesting the maps that deny them territorial rights.
Who has the biggest map – and what are they plotting on it?
Areas of the brain are being mapped, much like the towns, cities and countries represented in a typical atlas.
Quirky tourists, heads up! The old way to calculate geographical centers of U.S. states is out of date. To set course for a state's true center, read up on the azimuthal equidistant projection.
Nothing is where you think it is.