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An Awesome GIF Showing Most Popular Baby Girl Names in the US Since 1960

Ever wonder what was the most popular girl name when you were born? Is the name you got? Here's a GIF showing the most popular baby girl names since the 1960s in the United States. The map was built in Adobe Illustrator by Deadspin's Reuben Fischer-Baum using data from the Social Security Administration.

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What's Your State Best Known For? California - Apple, Florida - Hooters?

The Corporate States of America - This great map by Steve Lovelace replaces each state with its most prominent corporation.

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What's Your Country Best Known for Around the World? You'll Be Shocked to Find Out

Rafaan Anvari’s map for Doghouse Diaries points out what different countries in the world excel at. "Most countries lead the world in something," writes artist Rafaan Anvari. "Sometimes good things, sometimes not so good things, and sometimes funny things. This map shows what each country does best compared to all other countries." Some people might be offended by Anvari’s findings - while others are pretty obvious. For example, North Korea happens to be the world leader in censorship and India is a powerhouse for Bollywood movies.

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Map Showing Countries that Still Use Fahrenheit as a Temperature Scale

Most countries have adopted Celsius as the primary scale in all use, although Fahrenheit continues to be the scale of preference in the United States. Here's why the US never changed to the metric system.

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