Memories of Katrina flood back

Here is an excellent Flash...
Written by Nathaniel Forbes, Contributor

Here is an excellent Flash cartographic animation of the flooding of New Orleans from hurricane Katrina. (Note: the file takes a while to download, and I had to enter my postal code and gender to get the file).

You know what's going to happen, but it's even more heartwrenching to watch in slow-mo.

There is a background sound effect of high wind that is cool the first time you hear it, not as cool the umpteenth time.

High-fives to graphic artist Dan Swenson and researcher Bob Marshall of the New Orleans (USA) Times Picayune newspaper.

Listen to a 12-minute audio podcast, a sweet story about repairing pianos and lives in New Orleans after the flood, and here's a picture of the men in the story.

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