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London’s rail system animated in 60 seconds

If you have a spare minute, then take a look at this interactive map by Twitter’s data editor (and founder of the Guardian Datablog), Simon Rogers, which shows London’s rail system animated in 60 seconds. Using a few different sources, Rogers compiled a list of London’s overground and underground …

Meteorite Map Of Earth Shows Site Of Every Space Rock Impact Since 2300 B.C. (MAP)

Just days after a meteor exploded over Russia, a map showing every meteorite to have hit Earth since 2300 B.C. is going viral.<p>Scientists concluded that the Russian meteor was larger than first thought, and the largest to hit Earth in more than a century, per The Wall Street Journal.<p>Of course, …

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Western Governors' Association Builds a Scalable, Unique and Beautiful Tool to Share Wildlife Habitat Data

The Western Governors’ Association (WGA) rolled out its Crucial Habitat Assessment Tool (CHAT,www.WestGovCHAT.org) in December 2013 (press release). …

Google Powers Online Resource Tracking Global Deforestation

Last fall, I wrote about efforts by Google and Microsoft to help put some analytics muscle behind tracking various natural resources.<p>Now, Google has teamed up with the World Resources Institute (WRI) and more than 40 other organizations to create a massive, near real-time forest monitoring system, …

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Mapping New York's Traffic Crashes

Opensource Street View

<b>Mapillary</b> is marketing itself as a kind of crowdsourced alternative to Street View. Users of the Mapillary Android and iOS app can take photographs …

How the north ended up on top of the map

Flickr<p>There is nothing inevitable or intrinsically correct — not in geographic, cartographic or even philosophical terms — about the north being represented as up, because up on a map is a human construction, not a natural one. Some of the very earliest Egyptian maps show the south as up, …

Techies Work to Merge Data From Multiple Transit Agencies

We’ve all used apps for planning trips using transit, but have you ever thought about what it takes to write one of these apps?<p>The Transportation …

Countries with a ban on the corporal punishment of children Source: Save the Children - http://t.co/LRuhnS09hL

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Mapping the Mappa Mundi

The Hereford Mappa Mundi is the largest surviving medieval map of the world. The map is on display in Hereford Cathedral, UK. If you can't get to …

Mapping Rental Prices in Berlin

The Berliner Morgenpost has published an interesting map of Berlin that allows residents to see how much of their monthly income they will have to …

You Are Where You Eat: Re-Focusing Communities Around Markets

Picture yourself at the supermarket, awash in fluorescent light. You're trying to stock up for the next couple of weeks, since it's a busy time of …

The Maps of the Week

Kelly Norton has created a beautifully designed interactive map of the most pleasant places to live in the USA. <b>The Pleasant Place to Live Map</b> is a …

Cigarettes or war: which is the biggest killer?

Could small paper cylinders filled with tobacco be responsible for more deaths than metal ones filled with bullets? One of our readers, Richard Cooper, wrote to data@theguardian.com asking if it were true.<p>War and disease are two killers infamously difficult to calculate with any precision, but …

Animated map: your mobile operator knows where you’ve been | FT Data

<i>By Dan Thomas, map by John Burn-Murdoch</i><p>The animated map below shows a year’s worth of my mobile phone data obtained from my mobile operator, …

You Are Here: The 13 Best Maps of 2013

Maps: Where would we be without them? This was banner year for beautiful, information-dense cartography, which provided a moment of self-reflection …

Watch the Intricate Patterns of Global Infrastructure Emerge From Geocoded Tweets

Mapping All Of The World’s Animals, So We Know Where To Save Them

“Such a coarse scale of analyzing the data causes many problems,” says Clinton Jenkins, a research scholar at North Carolina State. “For instance, a …

Can You Find Yourself on This Amazing Map of America?

How diverse is your neighborhood really? This map by Dustin Cable at the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service displays …

Internet as a galaxy: an interactive map

Do you remember those cool NASA solar system simulation websites that would let you click and zoom in on planets? Well, Ruslan Enikeev took that …

Awesome Aerial Data Maps Reveal America

There are over 300 million people in America with each person following his or her own day-to-day routines. Do you ever wonder how this powerful nation maintains its daily rhythm of life? How does America function so well that, in general, its population is consistently sustaining its way of life? …

The Science Of A Great Subway Map

Researchers at an MIT lab have devised a way to determine how well straphangers can comprehend a subway map in a single glance. Massimo Vignelli really did know what he was doing.<p>The most famous New York City subway map is the one New Yorkers rejected. That would be Massimo Vignelli’s system map …

The Most Photographed Cities on Earth, According to Google

Selfie, landscape or portrait, we tend to take a lot of photos — and some places are more conducive to snapping pics than others.<p>Google released a …

Where People Run in Major Cities

There are many exercise apps that allow you to keep track of your running, riding, and other activities. Record speed, time, elevation, and location …

The Sochi Social Map

The Sochi Winter Olympics has begun in earnest. This means that a steady stream of social posts and real-time pictures, from athletes and spectators …