"Nobody goes there any more. It's too crowded." Yogi Berra        Here are all the census tracts in the US with zero population.

Nobody Lives Here: Census Blocks With Zero Population Dark green areas represent U. Census Blocks where the reported population equals zero.

A series of maps showing what languages other than English are spoken in each state.

What Language Does Your State Speak?

Really fun article with maps about languages! -- Most commonly spoken Native American language per state, as well as other outstanding language + state combinations.

40 Maps That Explain the Middle East

40 maps that explain the Middle East

40 Maps That Explain The Middle East- Lots of history here. Pinning so I can spend some good time reading through it.

What does each state Google most?

Real estate website Estately provided an unexpected look into the distinctive quirks of each U. state by analyzing "which words, terms, and questions each state was searching for more than any other." The analysis was conducted by usin.

With the 100th anniversary of World War I in the news, here's an outstanding collection of maps that bring the war into perspective. Thanx and a tip o'the Hatlo Hat to Jay Kinney.

40 maps that explain World War I

To remember the anniversary of the beginning of WWI, these 40 maps and accompanying descriptions, show the reasons leading up to the war and what took place during it.

Fictional places from Oz to Loompaland — the filmed and "actual" locations mapped!

A Map Of Your Favorite Fictional Places, From Oz To Loompaland

Wondernode, the team behind Doghouse Diaries, has created a fun map of the Supposed and Filmed Locations of Fictional Places. The map includes places from

40 Maps that Explain the Roman Empire, from Vox.com. I don't know if they completely explain the Empire, but they do provide some interesting context and historical overview.

40 maps that explain the Roman Empire

Two thousand years ago today, the Roman Emperor Augustus died. His reign marked the start of a period of peace and prosperity for the empire.

"You Live in Alabama. Here's How You're Going to Die" — a set of maps of the causes and relative frequency of death in each US state.

You Live in Alabama. Here’s How You’re Going to Die.

The most liberal and the most conservative town in each state. It may just be an Accident (MD) that Nixon (NV) is more liberal...

Here Are The Most Liberal And Most Conservative Towns In Each State

Clarity's map shows the most liberal towns (blue) and most conservative ones (red) in each state.

An interactive map showing what you'd have to make per hour to afford a decent 1-bedroom apartment in every county in the US. Click on the map in the article to get to the interactive version.

What you’d need to make in every county in America to afford a decent one-bedroom


How One Guy in Oregon Made the Best U.S. Map You’ll Ever See

Left: Imus map of Cincinnati. Right: National Geographic map of Cincinnati

The Southern Poverty Law Center's 2013 map of active US hate groups.

Alabama schools violating federal law by discouraging enrollment of immigrants

I can see Portugal from my house!

If you’re on the beach, this map shows you what’s across the ocean

Next time you're on the beach wondering what you're gazing at, pull out this map and don't try to break the record for the longest open water swim.

Each country's highest value export.

susiethemoderator: “ kateoplis: “ Your highest-valued exports, mapped ” I’m so angered. Africa is continent filled with riches, wealth, and resources beyond our wildest dreams.

The mysterious story of a "paper town" turned real.

An Imaginary Town Becomes Real, Then Not. True Story

The fictitious town of Agloe was created by Otto G. Lindberg and his assistant, Ernest Alpers. "An Imaginary Town Becomes Real, Then Not.

Where Bars Outnumber Grocery Stores (or, On, Wisconsin!)

Here's Proof That Nobody Eats And Drinks Better Than Wisconsin - bars vs grocery stores