Friday, August 22, 2014

Massive Underwater Landslide

Storegga Slide

A 200-mile chunk of the continental shelf the size of Iceland collapsed in 8,200 BC creating a massive tsunami.It was so powerful it turned Britain from a European peninsula into an island.


BBC Video

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Monday, August 18, 2014

Open Railway Map

The open online map of the worldwide railroad infrastructure.
open railway map
Another brilliant interactive map built by a dedicated community of volunteers.

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Interactive Map: Undocumented, Unaccompanied, and Underage...

An interactive look at the factors driving the influx of unaccompanied minors from Central America, and the risks faced en route to the U.S.

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(scroll down to interact with map)

Very detailed and tragically informative…

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Judgmental Maps (Funny)

A fearlessly opinionated project, these maps provide alternative names for neighborhoods that reflect their makers' biased views. They are frequently hilarious, sometimes almost fully wrong, and more often than not gloriously profane.

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