Geography

Maps are still an important tool in teaching kids to be global citizens.
2 days ago   The Washington Post - Blogs
Research suggests a correlation between regional income inequality and poorer health. Several statistical and sociological causes may come into play.
Apr 10, 2015   New York Times
One of Detroit’s most defining modern characteristics—and most pressing dilemmas—is its huge amount of neglected and vacant land.
Mar 13, 2015   Mapping Detroit
A new exhibition on Greco-Roman mapmaking at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World in New York examines the relationship between geographic and metaphysical world views.
Oct 3, 2013   The New York Times
Matt Flegenheimer reports on how newly found errors in New York's vaunted subway map have reignited a battle over who deserves credit for its design, and who should own up to its mistakes.
May 10, 2012   The New York Times
The WikiLeaks release revealed the locations of a set of infrastructural sites operated by the United States all across the world. This piece from <em>Domus</em> looks at the geographical and geopolitical implications of this network.
Jun 22, 2011   domus
Who's the happiest and healthiest of them all? The New York Times posts an interactive map of the national Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index.
Mar 16, 2011   New York Times
In the wake of the BP oil spill, geographer Richard Campanella of Tulane University takes a look at the geography of New Orleans and the Gulf region, and suggests that the disaster will fuel a renewed discussion of the area's uniqueness.
Sep 12, 2010   Places
The New York Times' has created an interactive map of food stamp usage breaking down recipients by county across the United States.
Dec 3, 2009   NYTimes.com
Citizen volunteers are democratizing the field of online mapping, spreading out to document neighborhoods and streets worldwide.
Nov 17, 2009   New York Times
  Blog Post
Aug 10, 2009   By Michael Lewyn