Fun with Maps 275&276

Map 275 concerns Hurricane Florence and comes in four parts. This series of maps can be found on the New York Times. Each one shows sites of different types that are in the path of Hurricane Florence that might cause additional problems for locals as the strong storm causes flooding throughout the region. Chemical Sites…

Fun with Maps 271&272

It’s Labor Day Weekend so Fun with Maps is back from a long hiatus to bring you more of the world’s best most interesting most recently seen by me maps. And for those wondering how my California Vacation went, don’t worry! The recap posts will be up on the site sometime in the next four…

Fun with Maps 265&266

Map 265 comes from another blog, the Arkansas Extreme Weather Blog. Tornado season is coming up (April, May, and June are the months with the most tornados) so I wanted to feature a map that showed the states in the U.S where they are most common. Kansas, of Wizard of Oz fame, has the most…

Fun with Maps 259&260

The Winter Olympics ended last weekend and I had a blast watching all the events even though the United States didn’t do as well in the medal count as in previous years. I know even the US Olympic Committee is disappointed by the results but I am still very proud of all our athletes! They…

Fun with Maps 257&258

As I’ve said many times, I am obsessed with the Olympics. If you, too, are an Olympics super-fan, you are in the right place! Map 257 shows the various event locations of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Map 78 was the version from 2016’s Summer Games in Rio if you’re interested. There…

Fun with Maps 253&254

Map 250 shows the most popular Super Bowl party foods in each state. The map was created by Minnesota’s own General Mills ahead of this week’s Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis. I’m looking forward to the game, the commercials, and the food, of course, but I am disappointed my Vikings failed so miserably two weeks…

Fun with Maps 243&244

Map 243 is of a college campus. I really like campuses, both educational and corporate. The way large organizations group buildings is incredibly interesting to me. Some campuses are designed and built from the ground up while some form from existing structures in cities. This particular urban campus, that of the University of Tampa, is…