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".

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

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Thursday March 26, 2015



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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Friday March 20, 2015



March 22 is World Water Day: a day for water and water for sustainable development.

This interactive map features the events taking place all over the world.

(Source: UN Water)

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