August 26, 2013

Minneapolis Crime Maps

Crime in Minneapolis

from MinnPost:

Below you will find aggregate Minneapolis crime data for the most recent month that has been made available. Reporting on crime trends is a complicated business, and raw crime stats can be misleading; please read the full post on our methodology for detailed information and additional caveats. Check back each month for updated numbers.

August 9, 2013

Trace America's Streams

Trace America's Streams using Streamer, by USGS

from the site:

The USGS National Geospatial Program is proud to announce the release of a dynamic map called Streamer, which allows a web user to map upstream and downstream traces and generate reports for each trace (including a map of the trace; its direction, total length, and outlet waterbody; its origin's stream name, coordinates, and elevation; and counts of the number of gages, streams, states, counties, and cities along the trace.)

August 7, 2013

New Language Map from U.S. Census

New Interactive Map From U.S. Census Bureau Shows Languages Spoken in America

from the site:

The U.S. Census Bureau today released an interactive, online map pinpointing the wide array of languages spoken in homes across the nation, along with a detailed report on rates of English proficiency and the growing number of speakers of other languages.

Direct link to the map here: U.S. Census Interactive Language Map

July 31, 2013

Craft Beer Maps

Microbrew Maps: Get Your (Good) Beer Here

Curious about how many craft breweries are close to your city or address? Planning a road trip and want to know how many breweries you can hit along the way? Map Lab from Wired has you covered.

February 8, 2013

Mercator Puzzle!

September 11, 2012

Twitter Rudeness Heat Map

Where Do Twitter F-Bombs Come From? Heat Map Shows Rudest Places

from the site: "A new project called "Twitter Heatmap" shows where the U.S.'s most polite and rudest Twitter users are"

September 20, 2011

U of MN Gender Neutral Restroom Map

U of MN Gender Neutral Restrooms

From the map:

Currently known gender neutral/unisex restrooms on the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Campus. Visit for more information.

June 8, 2009

USDA ARRA Projects Map available

This map shows the locations of United States Department of Agriculture projects funded by the American Recovery Act of 2009.