Mashable: Zooming out on Google Maps no longer shows a flat map

Mashable: Zooming out on Google Maps no longer shows a flat map. “Take a look at a map today, and you might think North America is larger than Africa or Greenland is larger than Mexico and China. But that’s not true in the slightest. The issue derives from trying to represent a three-dimensional world on a two-dimensional surface. Luckily for everyone, Google is solving this problem with the latest update to Google Maps.”

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