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Mapping the flow of asylum seekers to the industrialized world

This map shows the flow of asylum seekers into industrialized countries between 2013 and 2016. The vertical bars represent a cumulative count of the total asylum applications. Germany leads with way with 1.4 million, followed by the U.S. with 460k. [more inside]
posted by mgalka on Feb 17, 2017 - 2 comments

Interactive Map of UFO Sighting Reports

For this project, I took data from the National UFO Reporting Center and created an interactive map that lets you zoom into your area and see the UFO activity that has been reported (and sometime view photos / videos too). [more inside]
posted by mgalka on Jun 9, 2015 - 4 comments

A Handsome Atlas: 19th Century Data Visualizations

Just in time for the 1876 centennial, the US Census Bureau published the very first Statistical Atlas: detailed maps, ornate graphs, and generally insane charts all about America. These atlases persisted for a couple decades before the Census Bureau decided they didn't like fun any more. Now they're online in the most awesome of ways. [more inside]
posted by soma lkzx on Sep 12, 2012 - 9 comments

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