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How a crowd-sourced map changed Kuala Lumpur’s ideas about cycling

“I was a bit naive,” admits Jeffrey Lim. “I thought it would be easy.” In Lim’s bright studio in Kuala Lumpur, bike wheels adorn the walls and a large table is spread with maps of Malaysia. Lim, a graphic designer, has spent the past three years mapping the city for cyclists.<p>To anybody familiar …

Asia

Mapping Mexico's deadly drug war

On 11 December 2006, former Mexican President Felipe Calderón deployed troops to fight the country’s increasingly powerful drug cartels, plunging …

Where Electric Vehicles Actually Cause More Pollution Than Gas Cars

If you think EVs are always greener, these county-level maps will take you by surprise.<p>The idea that gasoline cars might cause less environmental harm than electric vehicles seems impossibly backwards. But consider the following thought experiment before you dismiss it out of hand.<p>A view from the …

Electric Vehicles

Everything We Know About Springfield, Mapped

<i>A panoramic view of Springfield. (Photo: Simpsons Wiki)</i><p>From the time <i>The Simpsons</i> first aired on December 17th, 1989, the location of the pop-culture …

Google shuts off Map Maker after urinating robot ruins it for everybody

Google has shut down its Map Maker service after a series of embarrassing oversights allowed vandalism – the most notorious example being an image of a Google Android robot urinating on the Apple logo.<p>The company said it had been moderating all user-generated edits to try to prevent such pranks, …

Maps

An Interactive Map Of Murder Rates Around The World

The interactive Homicide Monitor allows you to click on a country and see its murder count in a specific recent year, and the rate the number …

The Open Source Maps That Make Rescues in Nepal Possible

• Author: Annie Sneed. Annie Sneed Science<br>• Date of Publication: 05.08.15. 05.08.15<br>• Time of Publication: 2:15 pm. 2:15 pm<p>Related Galleries<p>Aliens Would …

The World Mapped as Pop Art

Roy Lichtenstein meets cartography.<p>Katie Kowalsky hadn’t always known she wanted to be a cartographer. In fact, she started out as an economics major at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, but somewhere along the line, stumbled onto cartography. Doing so was the “best mistake” she ever made, she …

Mayo Clinic Study of Thousands of Brains Reveals Tau as Driver of Alzheimer’s Disease

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — By examining more than 3,600 postmortem brains, researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campuses in Jacksonville, Florida, and Rochester, …

CityLab

“Are those two parking spaces better used by 150 unique users? Or by two cars?”

Los Ángeles Azules

Los mexicanos estamos bien buenos para eso de los nombres a los hijos. Chequen nomas! jajajaja<p>Mexicans are good good for the names of the kids. Check …

Mapas deformados, mapas al revés

<b>1</b><p>Borges (que lo imaginó casi todo) imaginó un imperio en el cual “el Arte de la Cartografía logró tal Perfección que […] los Colegios de Cartógrafos …

Contours and DEM from Google Earth

Survey of the Best Online Mapping Tools for Web Developers: The Roadmap to Roadmaps

There’s nothing quite like a good, useful map.<p>Today, using online maps is an easy and engaging process. Making your own online maps is not a big …

Mapas de la conquista de México y de la Nueva España / Karten der Eroberung Mexikos und von Neuspanien

How to Select the Best Imagery for Your Remote Sensing Project

Do you need to understand how to choose a remote sensing approach for your work? This webinar will prepare you to select the best imagery to meet the …

Webinars

Where There Are More Single Men Than Women

Almost everywhere, actually—at least up until a certain age.<p>Where you live can make a big difference in who and how often you date.<p>Back in February 2007, <i>National Geographic</i> published its infamous “Singles Map.” Eight years later, an update seems in order. So with the help of my Martin Prosperity …

a global map of wind, weather, and ocean conditions

Date |<p>Data |<p>Scale |<p>Source |<p>Control | Now « – ‹ – › – » ⊕Grid▷HD<p>Mode | Air – Ocean – Chem – Particulates – Space<p>Height | Sfc – 1000 – 850 – 700 – 500 …

Weather

Martin Wattenberg: Data Visualization: Art, Media, Science

<b>Data Visualization: Art, Media, Science</b> <br>My work focuses on visual explorations of culturally significant data. I'm constantly seeking new ways to …

Home to a World of Stories

Bringing you a world of inspiring and thought-provoking stories, Maptia is a collaborative project with photographers, writers, adventurers, and …

Categorised List

This page contains a categorised list of links to over 300 sites providing freely available geographic datasets - all ready for loading into a …

QGIS vs ArcGIS

Okay, so I’m likely to get lynched, but before all the lovers/haters come out of the woodwork I’d like to remind everyone that these two systems are …

ArcGIS

Fortification Patterns on the Iraq-Iran Border : Image of the Day

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station took this photograph of land fortifications along a 20-kilometer (12-mile) stretch of the Iraq-Iran …

East Asia's Massive Urban Growth, in 5 Infographics

If everyone who recently migrated to cities in the region were a country unto themselves, it would be the world's sixth largest.<p>Almost 200 million people in East Asia migrated from rural areas to cities between 2001 and 2010. If all these people were to band together and declare themselves a …

Urbanization

The Remarkable Turnaround of Atlanta Public Transit

MARTA CEO Keith Parker on the agency's hopeful future.<p>Atlanta's transit agency, MARTA, was on the brink of financial disaster when Keith Parker arrived as CEO in December of 2012. Ridership was down roughly 5 percent on the previous year. Annual losses ranged upwards of $33 million. An outside …

A Detailed Map Of The World’s Ecosystems, So We Can Understand How We’re Changing Them

Before we figure out how climate change is affecting the planet, we need to understand the planet.<p>As humans impact the environment through climate change and development, it’s important to have a record of what we stand to lose. Take a look at the maps in the slideshow and at the link here. They’re …

Climate Change

Aristegui Noticias

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Mapping the search for AirAsia Flight 8501

MORE FROM AL JAZEERA<p>Take a tour through East and West Jerusalem to see the difference in quality of life for Israelis and Palestinians.<p>Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.<p>As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become …

Map: Literally every goat in the United States

There were 2,621,514 goats in the United States as of 2012, the year of the most recent USDA Agricultural Census. If America's goats were their own state, its population would be larger than that of Wyoming, Vermont, D.C. and North Dakota -- combined. This is what all those goats look like on a map.<p>…

Goats