Interesting Maps of the U.S. Show How We Can Look at the World in Different Ways

While the U.S. might be as divided as ever, there are a few things that can unite us. One of those things is reading about interesting information and putting it in the proper context. That’s what the folks over at reddit/r/MapP**n like to do. Check out the following 14 maps that show all of the interesting ways that information about the U.S. (and beyond) are contextualized into something truly unique. 14. Puts the devastation into perspective. And it’s a lot. Area of the Australian bushfires compared to the United States from MapPorn 13. Way more on the east coast than I would have expected. New Mexico making a good showing, though. UFO Sightings in the United States Based on 90,000 Witness Reports from 1905 to 2015 from MapPorn 12. Reportedly haunted locations. What is going on in Texas, y’all? Map of reportedly haunted locations in the US (via Wikipedia). More info in comments! from MapPorn 11. Why do so many places think 16 year olds can make decisions? 18 is pushing it, honestly. Age of Consent across the United States from MapPorn 10. Really puts it into perspective. It’s honestly flooring. Gun deaths per 100 000 in US cities compared…

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Interesting Maps of the U.S. Show How We Can Look at the World in Different Ways

Updated: May 1, 2021 — 10:27 pm