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Map from the Common Census Project showing the "spheres of influence" of cities in the US. The question asked was, "On the level of North America as a whole, what major city do you feel has the most cultural and economic influence on your area overall?".

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North American English dialects map. Surprisingly intricate; I wonder what it would have looked like 50 years ago. I expect it would have been even more elaborate.

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40 maps that explain the world

Timeline of ancient history - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For complete world history links see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_world_history_%28disambiguation%29

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A 'Whom Do You Hang With?' Map Of America

Brockmann America

US Megaregions - 2050. Most of nation's rapid population growth, and an even larger share of its economic expansion, is expected to occur in 10+ emerging megaregions. Megaregions are defined by layers of relationships that together define a common interest; this common interest, in turn, forms basis for policy decisions: • Environmental systems and topography • Infrastructure systems • Economic linkages • Settlement patterns and land use • Shared culture and history

Children's pull-out poster for The Times, showing different inventions from around the world. Illustration by Owen Gatley #map

Map of the United States defined by how people communicate. Study done by Senseable cities lab with MIT and AT

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Washington Postfrom Washington Post

40 maps that explain the world

The world’s most and least ethnically diverse countries Data source: Harvard Institute for Economic Research (Max Fisher/Washington Post)

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Map of Europe Showing Literal Chinese Translations for Country Names

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131 - US States Renamed For Countries With Similar GDPs

US States Renamed For Countries With Similar GDPs

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