Tag - maps

A London Map of the Dead

This is not, in fact, a Google mashup that shows the migratory patterns of giant human skulls. No, it’s instead an interactive map that The Times and the Museum of London have put together to show Londoners just where the bodies are...

A Viking Landscape: The Mosfell...

If any of you are interested in historical, archaeological, or forensic anthropology (yes, that’s right: sort of like CSI but much, much older and cooler), this short sixteen-minute film on a Viking landscape is interesting. It is free...

Alternate History Buffs, Start Your Engines

This is a fascinating exercise. Check out this from Matthew White, creator of alternate history maps: What is the most fragmented that North America could have been? There are several plausible scenarios (some based on different patterns of...

Chocomap

Chocomap: A Potentially Hazardous Site

So Chocablog has delivered news of a site that could be potentially devastating in that it will hasten the ever-widening of my can. And because I hate to suffer alone, I will share with all of you: it's the Chocomap.

Map of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and...

Strange Maps has posted this map from Leslie's Weekly, drawn by H.M. Pettit. Its full title is: Destruction of One of the Greatest Modern Cities. Bird's-Eye view of Stricken San Francisco, Showing the Burned District, Covering Twenty-Five...

East Germany

East Germany Lives: Get Me Nick Rivers, Stat!

The blog Strange Maps certainly lives up to its name–even when it doesn’t have a map to offer. Here it’s revealed that East Germany isn’t dead, but lives on in the form of an island off of Cuba, its last official...

Chinese Develop “Populous” Weapon

Remember that game Populous, where you, essentially, played God? You could, depending on how much power you derived from the faith of the little people running around the planet you controlled, cause floods, earthquakes, and–most...