The History Of New York Hip-Hop In One Packed Map

As part of their ambitious 100 Years of New York Music coverage, New York magazine commissioned Sarah King—known for her dense, typographical illustrations—to make a map of notable hip-hop landmarks in the city. Check out 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx, which may be the "birthplace of Hip-Hop," and the Stapleton… » 3/28/14 2:43pm 3/28/14 2:43pm

Over 2,500 American Breweries, On One Enormous Map

Continuing its excellent graphic beer coverage, Pop Chart Lab has put together a wall map of over 2,500 breweries across the United States. There are plenty of pockets of intense brewing activity—which are exactly where you'd expect them to be—but what's more fascinating are the lone outposts of production: Big Bend in … » 1/13/14 2:10pm 1/13/14 2:10pm

The Great American Menu: Readers Respond

Since we released The Great American Menu, we've gotten some great feedback from readers and news outlets around the country. The map above shows the general reaction we've seen, by state. It's annotated with some of the best responses—feel free to add your own! » 11/04/13 12:19pm 11/04/13 12:19pm

Awesome Map: The United States Of America, By Regional Sport

What sport can each state lay claim to? The map above, by Josh Levin and Jess Fink of Slate, attempts to answer this fun but fascinating question, picking 51 sports to dish out across the country. The results range from awesome (mountain climbing in Colorado) to goofy (cornhole in Ohio) to extremely specific (16-inch… » 10/08/13 1:36pm 10/08/13 1:36pm

Facebook Data Now Give Us The Best Map Of College Football Fandom

Taking off from its outstanding NFL and college basketball maps, Facebook has compiled county-by-county data on which Top 25 college football teams have the most "likes" across the nation (click here for a larger image). With the usual caveat that many of the counties shown here have very few people, here are some… » 8/30/13 9:57am 8/30/13 9:57am