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Fly Through Pyongyang North Korea with This Amazing Video!

Vimeo highlighted this amazing video that includes a fly through of Pyongyan, the capital of North Korea.

Enter Pyongyang from JT Singh on Vimeo.

This video is the single most significant multi-­media contribution to transcending clichés about North Korea as a society defined by reclusiveness and destitution. To travel there is to witness a proud civilization, though one caught in a Cold War time-warp. Korean cultural traditions are meticulously preserved and displayed in authentic richness. Anyone who has witnessed the awe-inspiring Mass Games knows that, with great sacrifice, North Koreans can pull off a performance unparalleled in its precision.

The explanatory text on the website includes interviews from the creators.

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Interactive Infographic – Compare Government Priorities Over the Past 13 Years

PEW Research has published an interactive infographic that highlights changing governmental priorities over the last 13 years. Viewers can sort priorities based on year, political affiliation, age, and gender (as well as look at the content overall). This is a great visualization of data for students and scholars of history and civics. Check out the free infographic and its resources here.

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Interactive Infographic: Public Trust in Government

Screen shot of infographic (to see the interactive version click on the link). Copyright PEW

Screen shot of infographic (to see the interactive version click on the link). Copyright PEW

The PEW Research Center has published an interactive infographic exploring the rise and fall of American Citizens’ trust in government. Explore the rise and fall of trust and distrust in the American Government since the 1960’s related to topics such as party affiliation, satisfaction, state, unemployment, and more. This is a great tool for exploring public opinion over the last five decades.

You can explore the infographic here.