Thursday, 12 April 2007

Worldmapper: Seeing the world in new light

Everybody is familiar with the world map, but this great website, 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.


Webomatica said...

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

Uri Kalish said...

Cool, thanks!

Ron West said...