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If the BP Oil Spill Moved into Your Neighborhood

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, June 9 2010

Are you ready to just get sick to your stomach? IfItWasMyHome.com lets you overlay the scale and scope of the BP oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico on top of anywhere on the planet. Read More

Putting Brazil's Favelas on the (Google) Map

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, October 20 2009

More than a million people live in Rio de Janeiro's favelas, those makeshift towns that ring Brazil's second largest city, where faveladors make up a full one-sixth of the population. Read More

Daily Digest: Mapping the Primary Results

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, March 4 2008

We're at the Politics Online conference, being busy and belated getting the digest done. But it's done! Google continues to map the primary results; are the Clinton and Obama "red telephone" ads really the "first ... Read More

Daily Digest: And It Keeps on Going

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, February 6 2008

Rounding up last night's results, explanations, and prognostications; what's CNN? Online politicos tracked the action with Twitter, Google Maps, Flickr, and YouTube instead; Hillary is favored by Microsoft employees, ... Read More