Joshua Sokol writes in the New York Times:

Most of the world maps you’ve seen in your life are past their prime. The Mercator was devised by a Flemish cartographer in 1569. The Winkel Tripel, the map style favored by National Geographic, dates to 1921. And the Dymaxion map, hyped by the architect Buckminster Fuller, debuted in a 1943 issue of Life.

Enter: a brash new world map vying for global domination.

MORE: Can This New Map Fix Our Distorted Views of the World? (NYT)

Probably not, but still…

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