Thanksgiving maps about this holiday involving major feasting. Maps shown include distribution of turkey, green beans, sweet potatoes, and cranberries by Zellmer and a similar interactive map by Esri.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has put out a mapping application showing the global prevalence of obesity for males and females over twenty years of age. WHO defines obesity as those individuals with a Body Mass Index (BMI) that is 30 or higher. According to WHO’s factsheet on obesity, in […]
The tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack is happening tomorrow. The NY Times has an interesting map where users can contribute a geocoded recollection of where they were when they first heard about the 9/11 tragedy. Users can drag and place a push pin to the location where their […]
A magnitude 5.8 earthquake hit Virginia on August 23rd and was felt across a large portion of the eastern side of the United States. The epicenter was located in central Virginia. The last time an earthquake that strong hit the Virginia areas was one reported in May of 1897, a magnitude 5.9 […]