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<> Twice a year, the setting sun lines up with the street grid of New York…

.....sculpture made in honor of a donation from the Choctaw Nation to the people of Ireland in 1847 and is now on display in Bailic Park in Middleton, a small town of 12,000 not far from Ireland’s southern coast in County Cork.

Ireland monument to Choctaw Nation finished

Native American Indian Wisdom A monument has been erected in Middleton, County Cork, Ireland as a symbol of appreciation and gratitude to the Choctaw Nation for the donations recieved during the Famine years in the mid century.

Smart forest: in the San Jacinto Mountains in California, scientists are using networks of miniature sensors, robots, and cameras and computers to gather unparalleled information on the ecology of forests.

Smart forest: in the San Jacinto Mountains in California, scientists are using networks of miniature sensors, robots, and cameras and computers to gather unparalleled information on the ecology of forests.

Brooklyn based interaction designer Cooper Smith has created an amazing series of videos documenting pedestrian travel within Manhattan. By tracking the paths of 1000 Nike Plus (Nike’s new smart running shoe) runs, he was able to produce and distill a wide variety of data. The results are quite elegant in terms of graphics, and offer insight into the patterns of urban travel. For more videos visit Cooper’s website.

Video: New York City Visualized Through Smart Shoes

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Scientists are producing smell maps of urban centers, so officials can pay more attention to our most neglected sense. Eau de dog piss, anyone?

Share on Facebook TweetMap projections are cool but they might be a bit scary. It’s difficult to understand how can you put a very complex round-shaped surface of the Earth on a flat plane. After reading this post everything should be clear! Portraying the features of a spherical surface on a flat plane Map projection is …

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