Hopeful Suggestions for California’s Current Drought & Water Calamity: Maps, Photos

I’m quite sure there are many brilliant people in California who have been screaming from the rafters for at least 4-5 years that this current calamity could have been avoided, had there been the political will long ago in Sacramento to harvest rainwater during deluge seasons, and to build large state-of-the-art seawater DE-salinization plants along…

More Than 100 Years of History Has Seen Little Change in the Shifting Sands of the Mideast: 6 MAPS

It’s nearly impossible to grasp the magnitude of the mess in the Mideast without looking back into history at least 100 years. I found this excellent article on the Australian website http://www.smh.com.au/ and thought it would make a good post for American InfoMaps. Borders have been contested, dissolved, re-drawn, fought over, and re-drawn again in…

Mapping The Spread of Ebola: Collected Maps, Data 2014 – 2015

This report will not be easy to digest, and it was not meant to be. It is now time to PUT THE FEAR OF GOD into persons who are still ‘playing with fire’ by the continuance of certain behaviors which are known to spread the deadly Ebola virus. We all know by now the tragic…

Is Anyone Mapping the Rapid Rise in Incidents of American Police Brutality?

I’ve been asking this question for at least 8 years. And it turns out that, YES, there are many other individuals and organizations watching and documenting what is taking place. One could speculate that a rise in overall “lawlessness” in the United States has now incited the darker natures of many of our law enforcement…