Posts Categorized: Maps

  • Maps

    The literary maps of our childhoods

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. At The Awl, Victoria Johnson fondly remembers the books of her youth that contained extra material. Like maps. If I ruled the world, or at least a publishing company, all books would contain as much supplementary information as possible. Nonfiction, fiction — doesn’t matter. Found at http://ift.tt/2jV6ZtD

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    Auto-generated maps of fantasy worlds

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. Martin O’Leary is a research scientist who studies glaciers, but in his spare time, he built Uncharted Atlas, a program that auto-generates maps of fantasy lands (like from Game of Thrones or LOTR) and posts them to a Twitter account. Found at http://ift.tt/2kZJlLr

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    Mechanical spinning globe that shows the night/day terminator

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    Today’s maps found on the interwebs. Elenco’s Night ‘n Day Mechanical Globe uses a system of translucent, exposed gears to rotate an internally illuminated globe that displays the seasonally adjusted, real-time night/day terminator as it spins. from Pocket http://ift.tt/2m8iJNx via IFTTT