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You can watch protests and unrest unfold around the world, in real time

These visually striking and compelling maps come from the GDELT Project, which claims to be the largest open database of human society ever created.

Backed by Google, it has created a platform that monitors news sources around the world, from 1979 to the present day, and visualises them in real-time.

Global news

Protests and unrest

Happy news/sad news


You can read more about the project here.

HT Washington Post

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