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Cartography

For the first time, full-color videos of the earth's surface will be made available to the public, with added options for paying customers. The imagery comes from two cameras on the International Space Station.
Jul 3, 2015   Quartz
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
This article from <em>The Daily Mail</em> takes a historical look at ten maps that changed the world.
Jun 2, 2010   The Daily Mail
This series from the <em>BBC</em> looks at the art and innovation of cartography.
Apr 29, 2010   BBC
This slideshow from <em>Slate</em> explores some of the strangest maps in history.
Dec 7, 2009   Slate
These maps are distorted to emphasize areas with higher populations. Check out the warped US and bloated Australia.
Oct 9, 2009   Fast Company
MIT researcher Jeffrey Warren has just released the latest version of Cartagen, a software platform for interactive mapping. Julia Galef takes a look.
Aug 15, 2009   Metropolis Magazine
Cartographer Mark Newman's new book, 'The Atlas of the Real World', includes maps that show more than just 'how many acres there are in a country.' Malaria cases and health care spending per capita are among some of Newman's unconventional maps.
Nov 26, 2008   National Public Radio