Fun with Maps 59&60

Map 59 shows the United States National Park Service Regions. I recently visited the Midwest Regional Headquarters in Omaha. You can read about it here. That visit inspired me to look up their Region Map. This map is great if you love maps and National Parks, like I do. I enjoy seeing how governmental agencies…

Fun with Maps 57&58

I know this series is called Fun with Maps but Map 57 is no laughing matter. It shows all the mass shootings throughout the United States in 2015. For the sake of this map, the Washington Post is using a definition of ‘mass shooting’ as any shooting in which four or more people were wounded or…

Fun with Maps 55&56

Map 55 comes to us from State of Obesity. “Oh no!” you might be thinking. “Is this going to be a preachy post about getting healthier and losing weight?” No. I should probably do those things but this map was simply interesting and informative. The full version on their website is interactive. You can click on each state…

Fun with Maps 53&54

Happy Belated Thanksgiving! I’ve been focusing a lot on my Trip #7 posts lately but now it’s time for more maps! There will be fun too, as the two are synonymous. Map 53 shows intelligence throughout the United States. I know, sometimes it seems like all Americans are complete morons (and many of us are, to be…