This Addictive New Game Lets You Build Your Own Subway System
“New game “Mini Metro” lets you design your own subway system. Train speeds and commuter behavior are automated, so your task is simple: draw the routes that’ll get the trains to run as efficiently as possible. You start with a small city of three unconnected stations. But as new neighborhoods pop up and the population swells, you must grow the system accordingly before everything grinds to a halt.”
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Where in the U.S. You’re Most Likely to Get Struck by Lightning
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Explaining the odds: the process of mapping gambling in England
Figures from the Campaign for Fairer Gambling used a mix of industry and regulatory data on the use of fixed odds betting terminals
Animated map: How the West was won, in one GIF
"Attention AP U.S. history students: An animated map resurfaced this week that provides a dynamic illustration of how the country expanded — showing in seconds the volatility of nearly two centuries of history."
The gif can be found at the LA Times
The planned flight path of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. The contact was lost two hours into the flight early Saturday. The Boeing 777-200ER departed from Kuala Lumpur 12:41 a.m. local time with 227 passengers and 12 crew members and was scheduled to land in Beijing at 6:30 a.m..
(Source: The Wall Street Journal)