Check This Out: Worldmapper

Worldmapper will allow you to see "the world as you've never seen it before."  The site offers hundreds of cartograms.  Cartograms are maps that change shape based on statistical information.  The most famous are population cartograms, which distort the shapes of countries based on their population.
Worldmapper's World Population Cartogram

Visit to see what the world would look like if country sizes were based on oil exports, the number of people killed by disasters, the number of hospital beds offered, the number of car imports, etc.

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