June 10, 2010
Alvin Greene: Mystery Senate Candidate
Alvin Greene, an unemployed gentleman who claims to be a military veteran and whose only presence in his entire "campaign" was paying the $10,000 filing fee, just won the Democratic primary for the Senate in South Carolina. He will face Jim DeMint.
NYC Snapshots: Locals Vs. Tourists
Using data from Flickr and Picasa, Eric Fischer created a map that shows which spots in NYC are being photographed by locals (blue) and which by tourists (red). Some of this is pretty much as expected, but the concept is cool as all hell. (Via @aptpat.)