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In most climate data sets 2015 was the hottest year on record. 2016 already showed a lot of record breaking months. So will 2016 also break the record again? We publish the data as soon as the sets are released.
DATA VAN DE DAG - Day before yesterday the 45th president of the United States of America was elected. We gathered some data for long term perspective.
DATA VAN DE DAG - There are well cited graphs on the distribution of people based on latitude and longitude, but they use data from 2000. We've created an update version after being nudged on Twitter.
DATA VAN DE DAG - This week North Korea did another nuclear test. It's estimated that they have 7 warheads already.
We present the estimates for all countries for the period 1945 till last year.
To complete our series on terrorism we created an overview on worldwide terrorism since 1970.
DATA VAN DE DAG - Europol reported on all the terrorism attacks in 2015 today. We've combined their data for the last 5 years. It paints a bleak picture.
With the updated version of the Global Terrorism Database we've created an interactive worldmap. All attacks with known locations (>150.000) are shown per month.
A map circulated on Twitter with the statement that is showed all car bombings in Baghdad for the last 10 years. It was a viral hoax. We've constructed a map with data for the 10 years between 2006 and 2015 with all known locations and number of attacks in Iraq.
This weekend a terrorism attack in Bagdad killed over 200 people and last week an attack on an airport in Turkey killed over 40. Some media outlets suggested that the attacks might be related to the period of Ramadan. We used data from the Global Terrorism Database to check if there's a significant association to be found in the last 10 years.
DATA VAN DE DAG - Yesterday in a terrorism attack on the Ataturk Airport in Turkey at least 44 were killed. Terrorism seems to be on the rise there. We gathered the data to give the long term perspective.