Geofabrik labs is where we keep our and the OSM community's play things that are not yet ready for prime time, or perhaps never will be.

Maps and Data for Crisis Regions

These differ from what we normally have on the download server in that they are done every hour and not just every day, and we also have direct Garmin downloads for the crisis regions.

General OSM History Service

This service is discontinued. We're toying with a replacement but don't hold your breath! But we can make a custom animation for you - for free if it is community related. Just ask.