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A map of every car bomb explosion in Baghdad since 2003

by Niall McArdle Here’s a rather sobering image to start your week: a map of every car bomb explosion in Baghdad since 2003, courtesy of @BrilliantMaps (well worth following) A map of every car bomb explosion in Baghdad since 2003. pic.twitter.com/A85jier0Ha — Brilliant Maps (@BrilliantMaps) October 19, 2014 The image originally appeared in the Guardian‘s Datablog here.

An Important Hair-Raising Message

Earlier this year a Swedish ad agency designed a simple but brilliant piece of advertising for a shampoo: a video in a subway station in which the model’s hair is blown by the arrival of the train. Now the same agency has created a new digital ad using the same idea – with a twist. The Swedish…

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Dontletnickelback: Crowdfunding For Music Lovers

Why didn’t anybody think of this before? There is a crowdfunding site raising money to ensure that the band Nickelback never plays in London ever again. The ingeniously named Donletnickelback is “attempting to ensure that Canadian ‘rockers’ Nickelback do not come to London, England to play a gig. With your help, we can ensure that the band do not…