Thursday, 12 April 2007

Worldmapper: Seeing the world in new light

Everybody is familiar with the world map, but this great website, http://www.worldmapper.org gives us a new and different perspective.
At this website the world map has been distorted to reflect different metrics. For example, if we consider population, the world map changes like this:

Military spending in 2002

HIV Prevalence

Toys Imports
Find out more about everything from nuclear capabilities to water quality, alcohol consumption, and the number of cable subscribers.

3 comments:

Webomatica said...

That's pretty cool! Bookmarking this one, too.

Uri Kalish said...

Cool, thanks!

Ron West said...

Awesome!