Stories with 'map fair' tag

Mapping imagination

How does the brain understand faraway places? We sat down with Dr. Catherine L. Newell to learn how maps can help navigate humans through uncharted lands, from fantasy worlds in Game of Thrones and Harry Potter to the greatest unknown — outer space.

/ February 2, 2016

5 crazy moments of Miami history we found in old maps

We spent yesterday at the Miami International Map Fair, where we found some unexpected bits of Miami and Florida history hidden in the stuff on display. Here, six crazy bits of Miami history, including imprisoned cartographers, Confederate tourism, eighty-year-old hotel rates, and fancy avocados.

/ February 9, 2015