Design for the Real World: London Underground Map

Arts, Culture & Media

Chris Spurgeonexplains the strange inaccuracies of an iconic map.

Brian Williams Raps, Game of Thrones Maps, and More

Arts, Culture & Media

Josh Katz’s Dialect Quiz Show

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Hundreds of people are gathered in a room. Some are seated at tables and have water bottles, some pillow or blankets with them. A large screen is set up to broadcast news about Tropical Storm Harvey.

A looming immigration law is hurting Houston’s ability to help undocumented residents in wake of Harvey

The Google Maps Ms. Pac-Man feature is superimposed on top of maps, allowing the user to play the game anywhere. Above, Ms. Pac-Man is outside the WGBH offices in Boston.

We asked our staff about the craziest intersections in the world and then played Ms. Pac-Man in Google Maps

Free Syrian Army fighters snap a picture of an elderly man using a mobile phone in Old Aleppo, Syria.

In Aleppo, cell phones are helping some desperate Syrians find clean water


Technology is changing life in war zones, and for some in Syria it can mean vital access to clean water.

World Food Map


A map produced by Cornell University and Homelands Productions showing the challenges some countries face with food.