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Mapping Britain's Genetic History

I recently had a chance to read a very interesting article on the mapping of Britain’s genetic make up. Not only has the genetic composition of the region been surprisingly consistent, but many of the invasions in Britain’s history have had little genetic impact (eg. 45 more words

The History of the New York Subway as a GIF

via New York Transit Maps.


A fun little GIF from Appealing Industries that shows the construction of the modern New York Subway in sequence. 65 more words

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DataViz as Maps: Where the Germanwings Plane Crashed (New York Times)

Where the Germanwings Plane Crashed

A passenger plane carrying 150 people from Barcelona to Düsseldorf, Germany, crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday. The French authorities said no one survived. 130 more words


The Amazing Portolan Maps; 26-March-2015

Navigation is tough for me. Thanks to Google maps and help from people, I find my way. Maps are an essential to explorers, travelers, and navigators Cartography is an art and a science both. 63 more words

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