Worldmapper features a series of cartograms (or density-equalizing maps), maps devised not to represent land mass but some other variable, like births, deaths, population, number of moped drivers, etc. For example, this map looks at current birth trends:
More children are born each year in Africa than are born in the Americas, all of Europe and Japan put together. Worldwide, more than a third of a million new people will be born on your birthday this year.

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