CloudMade Tile Request Heat Map

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I love heat maps, and I think OpenStreetMap.org is an amazing idea.  This is a heat map of the tile usage.  It’s cool to see bright spots in South America and Africa.  I’m curious as to why there isn’t a bright spot near Perth, and I guess I’ll need to sign in to get info… Read more »

Mapping the Earth’s Gravity

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Some places on earth have different gravities.  Gravity roughly decreases with altitude, and many things can affect it.  The linked article explains that the European Space Agency are trying to get a better image of the earth’s gravitational pull.  There is also some talk about how this study can help us understand climate models better…. Read more »

Study puts Adult Entertainment Subscriptions on a Map.

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A study at Harvard University shows that Adult Entertainment internet usage is very high in some of the most conservative states.  The linked article tries to make a correlation between Porn and Religion, as well as Democrat vs Republican voters.  The actual study seems to be a bit more fairly balanced. It still does put… Read more »

2009 Lehigh Valley Map & Guide Released

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So the Lehigh Valley is a decent place to visit, with Musikfest, and Dorney Park, and Ski Slopes.  Also the area is trying to get the Phantoms to play hockey in the valley.  Well, it’s the 25th year of creating these cool little maps for the Lehigh Valley.  They’re free, so try to pick one… Read more »