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IP Addresses Per Capita

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The good folks over at Modern Life is Rubish have posted a fairly interesting map. They’ve figured out which countries have the most IP address per person and which have the least. The map shows the general distribution and the two charts below show the top 10 most and least per capita. It’s a fairly […]

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World Map of Happiness

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How happy is your country? To help answer that question, psychologist Adrian White of the University of Leicester has produced a map (link does not contain any maps) that ranks countries on how happy they define themselves. Interestingly, the US doesn’t rank in the top 20, lending credence to the notion that money can’t buy […]

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Near Realtime election mapping

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Just got an email from Michael of the Ottawa County, Michigan GIS office. He pointed out their online election mapping of results as they are submitted. There will be a map for each race to show how each precinct falls in the county. I am sure there are a couple of other groups doing this, […]

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300,000,000 Served

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An interesting milestone is about to happen in the US. Somewhere on or about October 17th, the US population will have surpased 300,000,000 people. The US is the third most populous country on the planet (behind China and India). The last big milestone was 200 million, which we hit in 1967, and then 100 million […]

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Australia on the Map audio series

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One of our listeners, Elaine, let us know about a radio series called Australia On The Map. The first program in this series, The Siren South, looks at early Dutch exploration and mapping of the Australian coastline. Since I am interested in historical geography, I am going to check it out as soon as I […]

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A Modern Day Ruins

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Here’s an intersting photo series about an abandoned town in Russia. The pictures are pretty interesting, especially when you consider this place was probably occupied less than 20 years ago. Now it’s a veritable ghost town of the Cold War. I thought it was a pretty stark example of the after effects of localized human […]