Status Board by Panic is a detailed information dashboard designed for the iPad. The app displays the time and weather, as well as your calendar, email, Twitter, and RSS feeds in an organized, customizable way.
Could prove useful
An online map that tracks in near real-time the vegetation area of all the world’s forests simultaneously will launch next month, after a preview was shown at a United Nations summit yesterday. Called “Global Forest Watch 2.0,” the map is a project years in the making led by the World Resources Institute, a nonprofit advocacy group focused on ecological issues.
Graphic project, the Choctone, chocolate tone of Pantone colour chart.
C for chocolate, N for nuts, H for Honney, G for Grape
Production: Ramses Post-production Aurélio
Nate Bergey has created several data visualizations using 1,129,177 photos taken from the International Space Station. Since most images from the ISS are of land masses, Bergey found that plotting all of the images creates a fuzzy map of the world.
The Globe obtained fare data for one cab driver. It reveals a job filled with frustrating days and meager rewards.
As Chicago closes public schools, a question arises: Do school closings contribute to a community’s downward spiral — or are they a symptom?
MBTA subway lines, with stations spaced according to scheduled travel time.
While MLB players will be taking the field for Sunday’s and Monday’s opening day games in hopes of winning a World Series title in October, team owners may have their sights set on winning a different sort of Fall Classic.
According to data from Sunlight’s Influence Explorer, MLB organizations pumped in over $24 million to politicians, PACs and independent expenditure groups throughout the 2012 election cycle.
Although they carry the vast majority of our oil and natural gas, the nation’s 2.5 million miles of pipelines remain largely invisible to the public. And while they’re much safer than alternatives such as trucks, pipelines suffer hundreds of ruptures and spills every year. Critics blame minimal oversight and old pipes for accidents that could have been prevented; operators maintain that they’re committed to continuous improvement.