January 28th | The Giant 2015 Parisian Geoglyph

Ready for 2015 celebrated the start of 2015 by creating a giant geoglyph in Paris through the medium of jogging. Using RunKeeper ‘Ready for 2015′ has tracked out the figures ‘2015’ […]

January 28th | Mapping Attacks on Journalists in Afghanistan

Nai is a non-governmental organization working in Afghanistan to help build and promote a strong independent media sector. As part of this project the Nai Media Watch Unit monitors the […]

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Google Fiber is coming to Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville and Raleigh-Durham

It’s been nearly five years since we offered to build a fiber-optic network in one U.S. city as an experiment — and were met with overwhelming enthusiasm. Now, Google Fiber […]

Snowmeggedon Maps

While the UK gets the impressive #uksnow Map I’m afraid the US has to put up with the unfortunate #Snowmeggedon2015 map. As with most of these animated Twitter maps this […]

Mapping Auschwitz

The Auschwitz concentration camp was a network of German Nazi extermination and concentration camps built in annexed Poland during World War II. The camp consisted of Auschwitz I, Auschwitz II […]

1950’s Birds Eye View

I’ve always really liked the oblique Bird’s Eye view available on Bing Maps. I really love these 1950’s bird’s eye view photos of Glasgow, Scotland. Glasgow Aerial Photos is a […]

The Landsat Download Map

Libra is a new map tool from Development Seed and Dauria Geo which allows you to browse, find and download satellite imagery. Using Libra you can search and sort open […]

The World Flag Map

World Flags is a CartoDB map in which the shape of every country had been overlaid with the country’s flag. This patchwork effect appears to have been made by creating […]

Mapping Traffic Density

Mapbox has created a map visualizing the latest Highway Performance Monitoring System national highway dataset. The Open US Highway Dataset Map shows all the HPMS traffic density measurements for US […]

2004 Tsunami – Then & Now

Boxing Day 2004 Tsunami: Then and Now is an Esri map which allows you to compare satellite imagery taken immediately after the 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean with satellite […]


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