What’s the best way to flatten a globe?

The Cahill Butterfly (left) and Dymaxion Map (right) projections. Which do you prefer? We lean towards the world according to Cahill…. it is beautiful and there is practically no distortion along the edges of each lobe. The lines of latitude… Continue Reading

Cartography’s Top 5 Sea Monsters

Sea monster accounts are found in virtually all cultures that have contact with the sea. Van Duzer’s book Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps, published earlier this year, explores how medieval and Renaissance cartographers drew on myths, literature, and the scientific knowledge… Continue Reading

Wired Magazine says we are the coolest..

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