Watch this map in the video, visualizing the history of urban settlements from 3700 BC – 2000 AD…
The data shown in the map comes from a Yale-led study published earlier this month in Scientific Data, which compiled the most comprehensive dataset on historical urban populations to date. Continue reading
Maps are one of those things you can lose yourself in for hours. Since their humble origins as scribbles in the sand thousands of millennia ago, maps have been useful companions during the development of human culture and society. Now, in an age of seemingly endless information, maps are more abundant, advanced and fascinating than ever before. Continue reading
Spoiler: New York doesn’t top the list anymore.
Global real estate consulting group The Knight Frank has just released The Wealth Report 2015, which offers a look at the world’s prime property and wealth. Continue reading