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40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

by astrochoupe & 1 other
If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers and this collection aims to do just that. Hopefully some of these maps will surprise you and you’ll learn something new. A few are important to know, some interpret and display data in a beautiful or creative way, and a few may even make you chuckle or shake your head. If you enjoy this collection of maps, the Sifter highly recommends the r/MapPorn sub reddit. You should also check out There were also fantastic posts on Business Insider and Bored Panda earlier this year that are worth checking out. Enjoy!


Superman: Earth One

by alamat (via)
Superman Earth One has polarized fans of the Man of Steel, with some finding it a worthy “rebooting” of the venerable character, and others believing it is little more than pandering to today’s Twilight-obsessed tweens and teens.


Building Maker - Create 3D buildings online

by philippej & 2 others (via)
"... a 3D modeling tool for adding buildings to Google Earth."

Total Surface Area Required to Fuel the World With Solar

by Xavier Lacot
A small essay for computing which area of the earth should be covered with solar panels for covering the whole needs of the humanity.

NASA - Earth Day

by philippej

Une galerie de photo mises en ligne par la NASA pour fêter la journée de la Terre. A voir en particulier Le sommet du monde, à la fois impressionnant et presque commun vu de l'espace.

Growth of Wal-Mart

by philippej
Wall Mart again : "... a Google Earth time animation showing 3176 Walmart store openings in the USA, from 1962 to 2006."


Desktop earth

by marmelade & 3 others
La terre en live avec les ampoules qui s'allument partout, les nuages et tout ! Chapeau !

Apple - Downloads - Math

by nhoizey
A utility for uploading, downloading, and transcoding GPS data among GPS devices, GPX files, and KML files (for Google Earth). The resulting files can be used in a variety of applications available for the Macintosh, including TrackRunner, TrailRunner, and of course Google Earth.

VLF Radio Signals

by rike_
The source of most natural radio signals is lightning. When a lightning bolt strikes, a massive amount of charge is moved and this acts in much the same way as moving charge in a radio transmitting antenna. The frequencies emitted by lightning range from 0 Hz to over 100 kHz with all frequencies being emitted simultaneously with the visible flash of lightning.

TwittEarth :: Live Twitts all over the world

by springnet & 2 others
startling 3D view of the twitter planet, when will Starbuck find this place?`

Using Spreadsheet Mapper 2.0 with Google Earth & Google Maps

by philippej (via)
"... a look at the Spreadsheet Mapper 2.0 tool created by the Outreach team for creating Google Earth and Google Maps placemark layers using Google Docs."

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