Maps
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.