a little lime
August 22, 2014
in case you get lost . . .
August 22, 2014
Vintage Globe
August 21, 2014
Earth Friendly Rustic Porcelain Wall Hanging, Hand Carved
August 21, 2014
Global Map Swimsuit
August 21, 2014
"Artist Andrew DeGraff illustrates non-map concepts with maps. The result can be confusing unless you are familiar with the subject matter. Of course, almost everyone is familiar enough with the original Star Wars films to follow these three new maps created for a gallery show from Andrew DeGraff and Bennett Slater opening Saturday at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles. Shown here is the first movie, now often called A New Hope."
August 21, 2014
Aeronautical Map
August 21, 2014


Syraq

Everyone Who Wants To Destroy ISIS Needs To Know One Hard Truth:

Given the momentum that ISIS has built over the past two years in Syria and Iraq, it will be very difficult to dislodge them from the region. To actually do it will require a full-scale war.

August 20, 2014
August 20, 2014
Great Salt Lake approaches 167 year record low
August 20, 2014


Nuclear output in Europe as a percentage of total electricity usage.

An improved version of this.

August 20, 2014
Survey of the Sea of Aral by Commander A. Butakoff, Imperial Russian Navy, 1848
August 20, 2014
Map-making appears to predate written language. What may be the oldest map in the world, discovered in Ukraine in 1966, may date from about 10,000 BCE. Inscribed on a mammoth tusk, the map was found in Mezhirich, Ukraine. It has been interpreted to show dwellings along a river.
August 20, 2014
World's oldest map: Spanish cave has landscape from 14,000 years ago. A stone tablet found in a cave in Abauntz in the Navarra region of northern Spain is believed to contain the earliest known representation of a landscape. Archaeologists have discovered what they believe is man's earliest map, dating from almost 14,000 years ago.
August 19, 2014
Retreat of Yakutat Glacier
August 19, 2014

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