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16.03.2015

If You Have Seen It All: Go to Mars (or Read Today's Top 5 Links)

Mapbox / Mars (Source: mapbox) The John Feathers Map Collection (Source: Short of the Week, LLC.) The perfect route around the US (Source: http://rhiever.github.io/optimal-roadtrip-usa/major-landmarks.html) DNA Art (Source: Heather Dewey-Hagborg)

Turf enables advanced geospatial analysis for browsers and node and was used for this visualization of every “311″-call in New York City since 2010. 311 is a service for complaints. What are people complaining about? It depends on the time of the day.

For those who have seen it all on earth – visit Mars. Or watch a video about a real maps geek: Already as a child, John Feathers collected maps and filled his house with thousands of maps. If you love science fiction, don’t miss the artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg: She collected DNA on the streets of New York City and built model faces – of people she never met.

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NYC 311 calls

Maps from Mars

The John Feathers Map Collection

Route optimization for your USA road trip

Artist turns DNA into sculptures