All information isn’t created equal and learning is often more about the way data is presented than anything else.

Plotting data on a map is a great way to simplify information, and as this week’s video shows, the results can be shocking.

Without pausing for breath, a narrator takes us through 42 different maps displaying parts of the world not only from different historical eras, but also from different perspectives of scale and information.

You may have to watch this a couple of times to catch them, but some of the most shocking highlights are the map that shows countries that executed juvenile offenders from 1990-2002 and the moving map that displays world flights over a 24-hour period.

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