Category: Travel

Wind motion patterns animated

Nicolas Garcia Belmonte, author of the JavaScript InfoVis Toolkit, mapped 72 hours of weather data from 1,200 stations across the country.

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People moving

Hundreds of thousands of people immigrate every year, with some countries seeing higher rates than others. To compare and to gain a better sense of the number of people moving around, Carlo Zapponi created peoplemovin.

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The future of air travel – are you sitting comfortably?

We’ve come a long way from the early days of aviation. Aircraft cabins used to have more in common with our living rooms; seats were over-stuffed armchairs you could push around, and in-flight entertainment was a game of backgammon or bridge. It’s tempting sometimes to wish for a return to those days – now it’s more about either squeezing more people in, or providing a more comfortable experience only for those who can afford it. In this article, we’re going to take a look at some new cushy options for your tush, and some others that seem quite outlandish …

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