Friday March 27, 2015



Spotimap: a map of songs about cities was created by Javier Arce from CartoDB.

Javier catalogued on this map 7,681 songs and 212 cities across the globe, using songs listed in the Wikipedia article "List of songs about cities".

Read more.

(Source: CartoDB's Map of the Week Blog)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in MAPS/ATLAS on Friday Mar 27, 2015  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Thursday March 26, 2015

This online resource "Eight Goals for 2015" takes a look at the Millennium Development Goals.

In 2000, 189 countries made a pledge to eradicate extreme poverty by 2015. This became the Millennium Development Goals.

This website takes a look at the progress and what's next for the Post-2015 agenda.

(Source: United Nations Development Programme)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in GOVERNMENT INFORMATION on Thursday Mar 26, 2015  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share



The UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office has produced 47 maps showing areas around the world you should avoid. The site also includes detailed travel advice for 225 countries/territories. To access these maps, you must click on an individual country from the list. Not all countries include a map.

Strange Maps discusses these maps and their flaws.

(Source: Big Think)

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