July 24th | Experience Tunisia’s rich culture with Street View Imagery

My Street View journey took me to Tunisia, home to beautiful sun soaked beaches, ancient Roman ruins, and Islamic monuments. And now you can explore Tunisia on Street view too. […]

July 24th | Why is the Bus Always Late?

German newspaper Tagesspiegel has been investigating the punctuality of Berlin’s buses, trams and subway trains. They wanted to know which lines, bus-stops and stations had the best and worst punctuality […]

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Airbnb in Berlin

In 2008 the first Berlin apartment was listed on Airbnb. It is estimated that there are now around 10,000 properties in Berlin being rented out on Airbnb. You can view […]

The Rubbish Map of the Week

Litterati is an iOS and Android app which is used for logging the location of litter found on the streets. Using the app anyone can take a quick photo and […]

Where the UK is Getting Old

The UK is getting old. Although some areas of the country are managing to stay relatively young. In 2016 18% of the population were aged 65 and over. 2.4% were […]

Chatting with the National Spelling Bee champ on her success and what’s next

Last month, Ananya Vinay clinched the National Spelling Bee with the word “marocain.” (I’m guessing she has never needed to use the “Did you mean” feature in Google Search.) When […]

Animated Race Maps

Back in 2013 the New York Times created an impressive animated mapped visualization of the America’s Cup Finale between the USA and New Zealand. The America’s Cup Finale: Oracle’s Path […]

The High Five: Live every week like you’ll discover a dinosaur fossil

This week a human races a shark, and a dinosaur was discovered a million years after it walked the Earth. It’s a whole new world out there. Here’s what people are […]

Detroit’s Deadliest Days

50 years ago, in July 1967, a riot broke out in Detroit which lasted five days. By the time the riot ended 43 people were dead, 1,189 were injured, over […]

Street View in Space

This is ground control to major Pegman. Take your protein pills and put your helmet on. Can you hear us major Pegman? Commencing countdown. Engines on ….. You can now […]


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