The World Is A Vulgar Place

Gary Gale, geotechnologist and vicar of everyone's inner teenager, has created a map of Vaguely Rude Place Names Around the World. The map is a lot of fun if you're into crude sexual and toilet humor (who isn't?), and almost universally results in childlike snickering when confronted with the word 'poo'. » 7/11/14 6:24pm Today 6:24pm

That ISIS "Caliphate Map" Is Bogus, So Stop Freaking Out

Judging from the comments on Twitter, a lot of people are panicking over the map that's appeared on ABC News, purporting to show ISIS' "five-year expansion plan" for conquering vast territory. Let's stop this meme right now, shall we? ISIS didn't even make the map—and a neofascist group is circulating it. » 7/01/14 12:00pm 7/01/14 12:00pm

This Map Shows How Often U.S. Couples Are Having Sex To Get Pregnant

Across this great land, there are couples trying to conceive a child. And some are trying a bit harder than others. This map was created by a company called Ovia, based upon data compiled from its fertility app: 4.35 million instances of sex and tens of millions of data points from hundreds of thousands users. » 6/09/14 4:40pm 6/09/14 4:40pm

What Europe Will Look Like In 2035 If Russian Tabloids Have Their Way

Two years ago, the Russian tabloid Express Gazeta published a series of maps depicting its vision of Europe 23 years hence. Given the recent tensions in Ukraine and elsewhere, the maps are proving disturbingly prescient a mere two years later — which hasn't gone unnoticed by Russian nationalists. » 6/09/14 7:30am 6/09/14 7:30am