Discussion in 'Community' started by Terr_Mys, Nov 29, 2009.
Makes sense that happiness is literally the next town over (going north that is) for me.
Nobel Laureates by Country
Nobel Laureates by Region
A bunch of good maps on this site, as well as a video examining those regional dialect maps someone posted a while back. Link here.
Here's some I like.
I can attest to this.
And lol at Jersey.
Map of syphilis spread from 1875, using Civil War conscription records:
Sorry about some of the smaller ones. This was the largest I found so some ned a magnifying glass.
This should help. Still, good luck reading the Balkan countries.
Not sure what that country marked 'income inequality' is but I bet the U.S. is not far behind.
Top baby girls' names by US state since 1960:
I just saw this over at another site was toying with posting it.
Cool story, Juliet.
I love what Burma leads the world in...
I think we can all agree that Mongolia wins.
Austria apparently leads in "Mohnflesserl", which we call "Mohnweckerl" here in Salzburg. In case neither term rings a bell
EDIT: Also, if you're a single male, you should move to Estonia.
Oh LA County and your annoyingly old buildings. (I know you east coast people will laugh at that).
Also, the scenery map? Yeah, I agree that Kansas is suuuper boring.
The happiness map... Santa Barbara for sure. That place is paradise... until you need something from Target or want to go to a stadium seating movie theatre
L.A. stereotypes map
I like how it goes to ****ing Orange County yet doesn't include the Valley as more than a side-note. Anaheim and Inland Empire are already pushing it.
Minnesota isn't hipster enough.
It's a bit long but very interesting:
Another cool little map tool:
Let's you look at the popularity of names in the world. I imagine there's some inaccuracy but it's interesting none the less. Also it's a little buggy.
Poor Iceland. Almost no sun at all.
I don't quite understand what causes the variation. Yeah, the axial tilt of the planet and all, but that doesn't explain the squiggly lines. Mountains?