Human landscapes in SW Florida →
A couple weeks ago, I was listening to a story by NPR’s Planet Money team about “Toxie” a toxic asset they had purchased to follow and help tell the story of the recent financial meltdown. One of the mortgages in Toxie was on a home bought for investment in Bradenton, Florida, and the team took a look at housing in the area. Many homes there are empty and have been for years....
isometrical-deactivated20110228 asked: Hey! I just wanted to let you know that you inspired me to start my own themed tumblr blog: http://isometrical.tumblr.com/
New York Times Interactive Literary Map →
benjamin7373: An interactive map complete with verse, prose and pictures from literary figures and their New York haunts.
Fishing Expands in the Gulf
mocus: Citing tests, the federal government is reopening 8,000 more square miles of the Gulf of Mexico to commercial and recreational fishing, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said on Tuesday. That leaves just 13 percent of the gulf’s waters closed as a result of contamination from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in April. More: ...
MOCUS: Condom use by Women vs. Men by country →
mocus: Condoms are the only contraceptive that also provide the users with protection from sexually transmitted infections (STI). It is sensible for someone to use a condom if they have sex with a person who they are not certain does not have any infections. Often people are themselves unaware of whether…
Google Maps 'loses' major Florida city - CNN.com →
theothersimon: (CNN) — It’s home to 90,000 people, one of the nation’s biggest malls, a National Hockey League team and, the city’s mayor boasts, the first IKEA store in the state. But, for at least a month this summer, Google’s computers “lost” Sunrise, Florida.
On...: Opening... You Are Here →
mababer: Tonight was the opening for You Are Here → Mapping the Psychogeography of New York City at Pratt Institute’s Manhattan Gallery. It was curated by Katharine Harmon, author of You Are Here and Map as Art. The show called for artists to create works mapping New York in various ways. There…