The Geography of the 7 Deadly Sins

The Geography Department at the University of Kansas has mapped the frequency of the 7 Deadly Sins around the country. The methodology and the the maps (click on the maps to move between the sins) are found here: <a href="http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2009/mar/26/one-nation-seven-sins/.http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2009/mar/26/one-nation-seven-sins/.</span>

NY Times Interactive Map on Immigration

As part of a new series on immigration, “Remade in America,” the New York Times has published an interactive map that you can use to see how an immigrant group settled across the country. Click here to see the map.

 The Times also has a page where you can explore changes in the make up of students in schools around the country by school district. Click here to see this tool.

Google Mashup of Downtown Development in Grand Rapids

GR Press editor Chris Knape is preparing an article for Sunday’s paper on downtown development in Grand Rapids. He prepared the following a Google mashup showing current and planned projects.  To see the mashup, follow this link.

UPDATE:  Here is a link to Knape’s article.  http://www.mlive.com/business/west-michigan/index.ssf/2009/02/recession_doesnt_stop_grand_ra.html