Hawt. [Tokyotek via @datapointed]
Giant globe display
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Interactive: How Americans Get to Work
The way that people get around can say a lot about how a place is made up. Here’s an interactive map that shows how people get to work in America.
Most Popular Fields of Study, Since 1970
Based on bachelor’s degrees conferred, here are the fields that were and are currently popular.
They don’t have anything this large, but the Denver Museum of Nature and Science has an large interactive sphere that projects the earth onto it. I think they use NASAs worldwind software…
NOAA has “Science on a Sphere” in many locations http://sos.noaa.gov/news/sos_sites.html
Would like to hear others’ comments in comparison and contrast