The large swath of corn running through the United States "boasts more photosynthetic activity than any other spot on Earth," says NASA.
Nine of the 10 hottest years on record all occurred after 2000, says NASA.
"Mind the Gap" takes advantage of open data to present a rotating, zoomable, ambient-noise-inflected model of London's train system.
Smallpox maliciously released in London would spread to several countries before governments could intervene, a new model predicts.
The model Knuffingen Airport in Hamburg, part of the world's largest railway model, has 40 different planes that take off and land hundreds of times daily.
Presidents and prime ministers love to point at tiny models of cities.
The use of scale models in city planning has gone out of fashion, but interest in them as historical records remains high