Check out the new visualization tool being offered by the Washington Post.  It shows images, videos, and news stories on an interactive map.  You can also filter entities by time.  Check it out:

UPDATE:  Well, as usual, as soon as I say something is cool, it turns to crap.  Hence, as you can see, the embed code from TimeSpace is currently not working correctly.  Anyway, head on over to the TimeSpace website to give it a try. (Hopefully my recommendation won’t break that too!)