BBC News Interactive Video: The Rise of ISIS

Using Mozilla’s Popcorn Maker Javascript Library

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-28116033

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WSJ’s Map of a Tragedy: How MH17 Came Apart Over Ukraine

Most detailed account of the Malaysia Airlines plane shot down in Ukraine, and the massive advantage of having a man on the ground to take pictures with gps locations.

http://graphics.wsj.com/mh17-crash-map/

And this one is from Paris Match: http://www.parismatch.com/Actu/International/Exclusif-Ukraine-Notre-enquete-sur-les-lieux-du-crash-comment-le-MH17-a-ete-abattu-576889

Award winning data project from The Washington Post on debt collectors

http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/investigative/2013/09/08/left-with-nothing/
This is a great investigative journalism – shocking story of how vulnerable people lose their homes if they fail to pay even very small tax bills.

Companies that buy the debt are entitled to evict homeowners and take the whole property even though the original debt could have been as little as $50.