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April 29, 2010, 7am PDT
This series from the <em>BBC</em> looks at the art and innovation of cartography.
December 7, 2009, 7am PST
This slideshow from <em>Slate</em> explores some of the strangest maps in history.
October 9, 2009, 5am PDT
These maps are distorted to emphasize areas with higher populations. Check out the warped US and bloated Australia.
Fast Company
August 15, 2009, 5am PDT
MIT researcher Jeffrey Warren has just released the latest version of Cartagen, a software platform for interactive mapping. Julia Galef takes a look.
Metropolis Magazine
November 26, 2008, 10am PST
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.
National Public Radio