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Around the Globe and Up in the Air: Our Top 5 Links of the Week

From a visit to Middle-Earth to fascinating maps that will show you the world in a different way. Have a look at our links of the week:

Visit Middle-Earth and explore the world of The Hobbit.

The orbit is full of stuff: See a realtime 3D map of objects in Earth orbit. This website updates daily with orbit data from and uses the satellite.js JavaScript library to calculate satellite positions.

Does anyone doubt global warming? This visualization by Bloomberg show how much different factors contribute to global warming. 

Find inspiring maps on Twitter.

For a better understanding of SVG coordinate systems and transformations – see live demo and article