November 28th | Exploring Namibia by Satellite

A Little Landsat Tour is an interesting story map which uses Landsat 8 imagery to explore some of the geological and man-made features which can be found in Namibia. As […]

November 27th | Mapping Global Road Fatalities

According to the World Health Organization the USA has poor road safety laws. It fails to meet the WHO’s requirements for good drink driving laws, for speed limit laws, for […]

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Dublin Story Maps

Storymap Ltd have created two interactive maps of Dublin, in which local people tell their stories about the city and their own lives. Dubline – Storymap presents a route across […]

The Terrorism Timelapse Map

The Oregonian has used CartoDB’s Torque library to create an animated map of terrorism deaths around the world from 2001-2014. Deaths by Terrorism, 2001-2014 shows worldwide fatal terrorist attacks by […]

The Thanksgiving Flight Map

Google Trends has published an animated map showing people traveling across the USA to get to their Thanksgiving Day dinners. US Thanksgiving on Google Flights uses CartoDB’s Torque library to […]

The Battles of Narvik

Germany invaded Norway in April 1940. The northern city of Narvik quickly became an important strategic target for both the Allies and the Nazi. Narvik’s ice-free harbour in the North […]

Meet the Elephants

Let me introduce you to Pilipili. Pilipili is a member of the Spice family of elephants in Samburu National Reserve in Kenya. Elephant families in the park are given thematic […]

The Piss & Crap Maps of San Francisco

Apparently people defecating on the streets is a thing in San Francisco. At least it is a big enough problem for Jennifer Wong to think it warrants its own interactive […]

Google gobble: Thanksgiving trends on Search

In just a few hours, people across the U.S. will be settling in for a day of food, family and football as they celebrate Thanksgiving. As the day of gluttony […]

The Disputed Territories of the World

123 countries around the world are currently involved in territorial disputes. For example, the USA is currently involved in territorial disputes with Cuba, the Bahamas, Haiti, Colombia, Nicaragua, Jamaica, Honduras, […]