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Map Simulates Births and Deaths the World Over

Looking for something to put things into perspective? Check out this real-time map to remind you how transient life is, but also, how quickly the world is becoming populated.

Posted on Oct 31, 2013 READ MORE

Palin Map

Posted on Jan 17, 2011 READ MORE / governmentrequests/

Google’s ‘Government Requests’ Map Outs Nosy Feds

Google has a new service, but it won’t help you find pictures of Justin Bieber or stay in touch with friends. It’s a map that shows how many times governments around the world have contacted the company with requests—either to remove content or retrieve data about Google users. Who knew Brazil was so nosy? (continued)

Posted on Apr 21, 2010 READ MORE

Pakistan Conflict Map

Taliban Gain Ground, Color on Map

A new map produced by the BBC succinctly demonstrates the weakness of the Pakistan state in combating Taliban militants in the country’s North West Frontier Province (NWFP). The map shows only 38% of Pakistan’s NWFP to be under government control, while the balance of the region experiences either Taliban presence or control.

Posted on May 13, 2009 READ MORE

Middle East map

Maps of War

This nifty animation shows the myriad empires that have controlled the cradle of civilization over the centuries—and reminds us there’s nothing necessarily permanent about Iraq’s present cobbled-together status.

Posted on Oct 5, 2006 READ MORE

Burning Man

It’s That Time of Year Again

Hordes of artists, free-thinkers, nudists and stoners are about to descend on the Nevada desert to worship a neon statue.  Burning Man is back, and the event map?a work of art in and of itself?is now available for viewing.

Posted on Aug 22, 2006 READ MORE

Most Young Americans Can’t Locate Iraq on a Map, Study Finds

Fewer than 40% could find the country on an unlabeled map of the Middle East. Only a quarter could find Iran or Israel.

Posted on May 2, 2006 READ MORE

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