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an assortment of images that struck me in 2016

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Moscow

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list of US metropolitan areas

This is a list of US cities with population over ~15k

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Madison’s building boom

Near West development in Madison, Wisconsin

Near west development in Madison, Wisconsin

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latitudes: where do you line up?

This illustration shows American and European cities on the same latitudes. I was surprised at how far south most of Europe lies compared to the United States.

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megacities are taking over

The book The World in 2050: Four Forces Shaping Civilization’s Northern Future by Laurence C. Smith, along with commentary from delanceyplace.com, explain how more people now live in cities than in rural areas, and speculates on our future as urban creatures…

The world is now more urban than rural, and the century of the megacity has begun. In 1950, there were two cities with a population of more than ten million. By 1975, there were three. As of 2007, there were nineteen, and by 2025, the United Nations estimates that there will be twenty-seven. There are ninety cities in China alone that have a population of greater than one million.
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movement of new yorkers over 24 hours

Visualization based on check-ins from Foursquare, a location-based social network.

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comma separated list of United States counties

In case you need a complete CSV list of US counties for your next… killer app or whatever:

united-states-counties.csv.zip

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Americentrist map of the World

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