- documentary, journalism, data visualization, refugees, human rights, interactives,
video, statistics: Refugee Republic : Everyday life in a refugee camp. – A visual look at the Domiz refugee camp in the Kurdish controlled area of Northern Iraq. Though it was designed to accommodate 35,000 people, the Domiz camp is now home to over 55,000 refugees. Here you can learn about the construction of the camp and the lives of its inhabitants through personal stories, videos, and interactive graphics. This is truly great site.
- islam, shi’a, sunni, religion, foreign affairs: The Sunni-Shia Divide – Sectarian
conflict is becoming entrenched in a growing number of Muslim countries and is fracturing Iraq and Syria. Tensions between Sunnis and Shias, exploited by regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran, could reshape the future Middle East. From the Council on Foreign Relations comes this exploration of the differences between the Sunni and Shi’a factions of Islam, its historical origins, the differences in practising the faith, and modern political consequences.
- maths, mathematics, games, interactives: flash.hoodamath.com – have fun with
fractions with these interactive games designed for elementary school aged children.
til next time… peace and love