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Seven Wonders of the Modern World

A quest to identify the top technological marvels of the contemporary age.

Future Tense
Dec. 15 2014 6:44 PMRich L.A. Residents Appalled That GPS Apps Send Traffic Into Their Neighborhoods
The Vault
Nov. 7 2014 12:14 PMA Depression-Era Map Showing the Robust State of College Football in 1938
The Vault
Oct. 21 2014 2:23 PMA Data-Packed Map of American Immigration in 1903
The Vault
Oct. 16 2014 1:35 PMThe Ottoman Empire’s First Map of the Newly Minted United States
Culturebox
Oct. 10 2014 8:57 AMManifest DensityUse our interactive map to figure out how many sparsely populated flyover states it takes to equal one densely packed New York City.
Culturebox
Oct. 7 2014 10:03 AMGlavineland and QuisenberriaA new U.S. map based on where baseball players were born.
Culturebox
Oct. 5 2014 10:06 PMThe New United States of AmericaState borders were drawn in the distant past. Is it time to reimagine our map?
The Vault
Sept. 12 2014 12:30 PMMap Shows All of the Ways You Could Get Around Alaska in 1909
The Vault
Aug. 5 2014 1:15 PMThe Hyper-Patriotic 1833 “Eagle Map of the United States”
Moneybox
Aug. 1 2014 2:57 PMThis Map Shows You the Richest Person in Every State  
Future Tense
July 10 2014 12:42 PMMy Week Without Interactive Digital Maps
The World
June 4 2014 5:13 PMFrancois Hollande Wants to Redraw the Map of France. The French Aren’t So Sure. 
Culturebox
June 3 2014 12:35 PMYou Live in Alabama. Here’s How You’re Going to Die.A look at the most common causes of death by state.
The Vault
May 30 2014 3:05 PMWhere To Find Historical “Redlining” Maps Of Your City
Culturebox
May 19 2014 4:15 PMEthiopians in Colorado, Cubans in KentuckyWhat are the biggest immigrant groups in your state?
The Vault
Dec. 3 2014 12:15 PMMap Shows Where the Juvenile Delinquents Lived in Depression-Era D.C.
Technology
Oct. 23 2014 11:45 AMThe United States of Reddit How social media is redrawing our borders. 
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PMWhere Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains.
The Vault
Oct. 14 2014 3:39 PMThis Map Shows Just How Divided the U.S. Was on Civil Rights in 1949
Culturebox
Oct. 8 2014 8:42 AMThe United States of Dunkin’ DonutsWhat America would look like if our state borders were based on fast-food density.
Jurisprudence
Oct. 6 2014 1:45 PMYour Guide to the Gay Marriage FightEach state’s legal status on gay marriage, mapped.
The Vault
Oct. 2 2014 11:07 AMMapping 1890 Manhattan's Crazy-Quilt of Immigrant Neighborhoods
The Vault
Aug. 13 2014 11:07 AMThe Ethereal Embossed Pages of a 19th-Century Atlas for the Blind
Brow Beat
Aug. 4 2014 5:45 PMWatch 2,600 Years of Western Culture Unfold in One Beautiful Animated Map
The Vault
July 31 2014 11:44 AMA Post–World War I “Hunger Map of Europe,” Aimed at the Hearts of American Kids 
The Vault
June 9 2014 2:53 PMA Detail-Packed Mid-19th-Century Map of World Religious Belief
The Eye
June 3 2014 4:01 PMA Satirical Map of the World’s Stereotypes That Makes No Attempt at Political Correctness
Brow Beat
June 3 2014 9:06 AM“Where the Streets Have No Name,” Mapped
The Vault
May 27 2014 12:30 PMAn 1886 Map of San Francisco’s Booming Business District—Including Levi Strauss & Co.
The Vault
May 14 2014 11:00 AMLate-19th-Century Vice Map Names and Shames Saloons and Brothels Around the White House

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