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Frank Jacobs and his Strange Maps

Strange indeed. Frank Jacobs is the map-obsessed blogger behind "Strange Maps."

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Jacobs has spent a lifetime pondering maps of all kinds and finally found an outlet: cyberspace.

Aaron Schachter talks to Jacobs about his attraction to maps and how they've evolved over the centuries from a tool for navigation to a venue for artistic expression and weird facts.