Here’s a collection of unique world maps that look at geography/population in ways you’ve never seen them before. Includes a map of what the US would look like today if if every attempt to secede from the union had been successful, a map of the planet with the south pole at the top (there’s no up or down in space!), and even a map that examines how much area would be occupied up if the entire world population lived in a single location with the density of a given city.
Here’s one that animates the history of the United States over time:
(See all at ebaumsworld.)