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Maps of Famous Foods Around the World

“Food Maps” is a food art project by photographer Henry Hargreaves and food stylist Caitlin Levin. When you hear cheese, most probably first country that comes  to your mind is France, noodles – China and so on. Henry and Caitlin used all the food stereotypes to map them over the outlines of countries and continents the product is popular in or origin from. Edible maps came out stunning and full of taste. They also could be used as little guidelines for food tourism. “These maps show how food has traveled the globe. while we know that tomatoes originally came form the Andes in south… Read more »

A Map of What Every Country Leads the World In

As it Turns out, every single country in the world is a leader in at least one thing, some of which are very humorous leaderships. This wonderful map from Doghouse Diaries claims that if you just look hard enough, you’ll be able to see what each country is best at. Humorous or sad, the creators have pinned down references to their index map, and if you find yourself in doubt, head over here for the complete source listing.

Reddit’s Poll to Europeans Reveal the Most Loved, Hated and Serious Countries

To celebrate the 30,000th subscriber, Europe section of Reddit made a poll questioning Europeans about other Europeans. Respondents were not allowed to vote for their own country. Silly questions along with intriguing answers end up into maps compiled by the user IchBinSisyphos.   The most loved country appeared to be Germany   Vatican was chosen as the least-favorite, followed by Russia and France   I guess this article won’t be accepted the most by Germans   Swedes came out the cutest   Russians led this voting   Most participants consider French accent funny SEE ALSO: Mapping The World’s Stereotypes in 31 Humorous… Read more »

Mapping The World’s Stereotypes in 31 Humorous Images

Ever wanted a guide of how foreigners think of your country and people?! This Satirical cartography project about geographic prejudices and national impressions puts it all in your hands. Created by London-based, Bulgarian visual artist Yanko Tsvetkov, whose decision to create infographical world maps based on people’s views and opinions, reveals humorous stereotypes and the premature judgement of mankind. Find your country in each map and let us know how accurate they are in the comments below. Enjoy! SEE ALSO: Grandmas Dishes From Around the World  SEE ALSO: Government Budgets: Education vs Military Spending [infographic]

Mind-Bending Inception Maps of Manhattan

This is how a map should look like! The ability to be in a city and to see through it, is a superpower. London-based graphic design firm BERG London created these 3D, inception-like, maps of Manhattan, NY by curling up the landscape and eliminating the horizon. The posters, part of a set entitled Here & There, looking uptown from 3rd and 7th, and downtown from 3rd and 35th, are created using a combination of city manipulations in modeling software. The prints have made their way into MOMA’s permanent collection, they are both three feet tall and two feet wide (90cm x 60cm), and are available to… Read more »

Google Maps Typography

Rhett Dashwood, an award winning Creative Director residing in Melbourne Australia, has spent some of his spare time searching Google Maps hoping to discover land formations or buildings resembling letter forms. These are the results of his findings limited within the state of Victoria, Australia. These are the locations: a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, l, m, n, o, p, q, r, s, t, u, v, w, x, y, z Check out some of the location links, while on Google maps, zoom out till you can discover where you are, and you’ll realise how hard of a job Rhett has taken upon himself to put together his Latin alphabet collection. Do you think it was worth the effort? at least someone… Read more »

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