Maps

The Year of the Tornado

More people have died in tornadoes in 2011 than in the past seven years combined. Here's an interactive map of fatalities.

April 28 2011 5:41 PMThe Worst Place To Hide From a TwisterAbout half of those killed in tornadoes were in a mobile home.
April 11 2011 4:39 PMThe Arab Powder KegAn animated map of protests in the Middle East as they spread from country to country, updated with the most recent events.
Jan. 11 2011 1:34 PM"I Saw Four Green Objects in a Formation"An interactive map of 15 years of UFO sightings.
Nov. 29 2010 11:53 AMDiabetes on the MarchA map showing the stunning rise of adult diabetes across America during the past five years.
April 19 2011 3:39 PMThe Slate Jobs Map, Part ThreeWhat does employment look like compared with before the recession?
March 17 2011 6:48 AMThe Worst Waves in the WorldAn interactive map of major tsunamis.
Dec. 17 2010 5:55 PMDinner at the Kwik-E-MartAn interactive map of "food deserts" in America.
Nov. 18 2010 7:29 AMWhere Do Americans Go to Smoke?Slate's interactive map shows the strange new trends in cigarette smoking.