Posts By: Gary

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    Mapping Reformation Europe

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. Maps convey simple historical narratives very clearly–but how useful are simple stories about the past? Many history textbooks and studies of the Reformation include some sort of map that claims to depict Europe’s religious divisions in the sixteenth century. Found at http://ift.tt/2hKxuVD

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    London’s Hidden Tunnels Revealed In Amazing Cutaways

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. The layout of London can only be fully understood if we examine it in three dimensions. Tim Dunn takes a look at some of the capital’s greatest cutaway diagrams. Our city is a fascinating, infuriating, terrifying, beautiful place. Found at http://ift.tt/2gjSf72

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    Map of separatist support in Europe

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. “What about an Independent Northern Ireland” – since it was a higher figure, I used support for a United Ireland. But otherwise if anyone is curious support for an independent Northern Ireland is around 5-7%. Found at http://ift.tt/2yg6LGd

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    This Nine Ancient Maps Should Not Exist

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. Amidst the abundant data collected during the years, researchers around the world came across to specific revelations. Some of these revelations are at variance with the beliefs set by prevailing intellectuals about the human race. Found at http://ift.tt/2yq2cq8

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    New map design relies on time, then streets

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. What’s different about the Time Map system is that it worries about time first, and specific directions second. (Photo: MapBox) Let’s say you’re visiting an unfamiliar city for the first time, just dropped off your stuff at the hotel, and are eager to grab something to eat before meeting… Read more »

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    Even This Data Guru Is Creeped Out By What Anonymous Location Data Reveals About Us

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. When Edward Snowden blew the lid off of the NSA’s mass surveillance program, he also revealed the extent of the government’s smartphone location tracking records. Found at http://ift.tt/2fnyZ7V

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    Newly-discovered maps from 1887 tell Kolkata’s municipal story

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. Almost a hundred years before satellite-based mapping made information available to people at their fingertips, a municipal survey done in Kolkata by British surveyors documented not only streets, houses, landmarks and water bodies but also trees, telegraph and telephone posts, urinals Found at http://ift.tt/2yjtp1L

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. Maps on the Web Powered by Tumblr RSS Found at http://ift.tt/2fCZlTe

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. (Source: commons.wikimedia. Found at http://ift.tt/2ykf1qb

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    Driving before, during, and after rush hour: city maps of how far you’d get

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. Location platform Here Technologies calculated how far one hour of driving can take drivers out of major American cities starting on Friday at 4, 7, and 10 pm. The worst of the worst is Boston. Via WaPo: Found at http://ift.tt/2vL7Ovd