Category Archives: Politics

So this is how you see us…


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What is your country the best at?

Sometimes data journalism is a great way of engaging people with facts that can make them laugh and smirks, think and reflect as well as worry and contemplate the consequences of what you’re showing them. This map of what various … Continue reading

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Our current world redrawn as Pangea

During the late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic eras, around 300 million years ago, all the world’s continents were joined in one super-continent, known as Pangea. It basically looked like this: Some out there in cyberspace thought: ‘Hey, that looks cool. … Continue reading

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My favourite feminist visits my favourite city

The journalist Caitlin Moran is many things – and many of them are bloody annoying. Listen to what everyone’s favourite rambling, drunk uncle, Wikipedia has to say: “At the age of 15, she won The Observer’s Young Reporter of the … Continue reading

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India accuse Jupiter and Mars of invading its territory

A story that would be a good candidate for the funniest thing to happen for a long time, if it wasn’t for the fact that it involves two countries who both have nuclear weapons. That’s the quick way of summing … Continue reading

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How people of Europe think Europe looks – maps galore!

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I recently found a number of really interesting, humorous maps of how a various European countries see Europe. Here are a few of them:

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How one Israeli used Facebook to introduce a bit of love to the Middle East conflict

Photo: casparhuebinger The Israeli graphic designer Ronny Edry had been posting images of his work on Facebook for a while. Some times, his friends would click ‘like’. Often as not, though, they wouldn’t and that piece of work would simply … Continue reading

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