Fun with Maps 79&80

Mmmmmmaps! Mappy map maps! I found Map 79 on Facebook recently. Apparently, the population inside the red zone contains 5% of the world’s total population. That area in red is Bangladesh (population 172 million) and part of India (221 million, in the indicated part anyway). That’s a whopping 393 million people in such a small area…

Fun with Maps 77&78

The best Girl Scout cookies are Thin Mints, Caramel deLites, and Peanut Butter Patties. If you disagree, you’re wrong! If you’re confused because you recognize Thin Mints but not the others, you might be living in Little Brownie Bakers territory. Did you know that where you live determines the selection of Girl Scout Cookies to…

Fun with Maps 75&76

Map 75 shows what each state streams the most. Don’t believe me? It’s in the title of the picture and everything! I found this beautiful combination of maps and television media on Distractify (they gave credit to Home Snacks). There is absolutely no information on their sources. None. I can’t appreciate or discredit their sources but…

2016 Travel Planning

I have an announcement to make. I probably won’t be taking a vacation this year. GASP! I know. I love taking trips. I love exploring this planet. I write a travel blog. How could I not be taking a vacation? My wife and I are expecting! There are a couple of reasons beyond that, I…

Fun with Maps 73&74

It’s Super Tuesday in the United States so you might be expecting another political map. My home state of Minnesota is one of the 12 states voting in primaries and caucuses today but I’m all politicked out. All the candidates are stopping by for fundraisers and rallies and I’m bored with it all. I’m plenty opinionated, so this might be surprising…