Rubber world



Geography Maps World Worldmapper
Map 1 - Housing prices (2002)

And what if the world were made out of rubber and the continents and countries got larger and smaller, according to a certain standard? What if we could mould them according to random parameters such as carbon dioxide emissions, housing prices, toys imports or the number of deaths from HIV? That's exactly what has been done by Worldmapper, a project developed by various institutions that gives us a particularly expressive view of the world we are living in. Here are some interesting examples...

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Map 2 - AIDS deaths (2002)

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Map 3 - Alcohol consumption (2002)

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Map 4 - Killed by disasters

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Map 5 - War deaths (2002)

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Map 6 - Military spending (2002)

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Map 7 - Toys Imports (take a look at the difference between Portugal and Spain...)

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Map 8 - Toys Exports

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Map 9 - Immigration

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Map 10 - Wealth in the year 1500 (Again, it's interesting to compare Portugal with Spain, especially at a time when Portugal supposedly ruled the world and was most prosperous...)

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Map 11 - Wealth in the year 2002

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