Worldmapper is a web site with 366 maps of the world. These maps however, are not the kinds of maps you've seen in school, with every country shown by size. These maps are cartograms. It's a bit like seeing a cartoon version of a Thomas Friedman book. These maps present a whole new way of visualizing information about the world.
In a cartogram, the size of each country or geographic region is drawn in proportion to some kind of variable. The variable could be population size, number of ... Read more