A lovely interactive photo essay charting the results of what happens when evolution produces a life form that allows a planet to take selfies.
I quite like this proposal for
geo element in HTML, especially that it has a fallback built in (like
video). I’m guessing the next step is to file an issue and create a web component to demonstrate how this could work.
That brings up another question: what do you name a custom element that you’d like to eventually become part of the spec? You can’t simply name it
geo because you have to include a hyphen.
You are on a website. There are exits to the north, south, east and west.
In this English language alternative to latitude and longitude coordinates, the Clearleft office is located at:
Everything you never wanted to know about conveying elevation information on maps, delivered in Peter’s always-entertaining style and illustrated with interactive examples.
Mappa Mundi Rubrum.
This geography lesson makes a nice companion piece to Johnny Cash has been everywhere, man.
A wonderful collection of treasures excavated from GeoCities. Explore, enjoy, and remember what a crime it is that Yahoo wiped out so much creativity and expression.
This infographic offers a visual way to explore the various stages of the Earth’s history using a 12 hour clock analogy.
OpenGeofiction is a map of an imaginary world, created by a community of worldbuilders. You can take part in this project too.
Before there was radar, there were acoustic mirrors along the coast of England—parabolic structures designed to funnel the distant sound of approaching aircraft.
This year’s map from TeleGeography is looking lovely.
The brilliant George Oates has started a new design company with an emphasis on cultural heritage: “explicit notes to the future, local archives of global content.” Watch this space
Some sleuthing uncovers an interesting twist in New York’s psychogeography:
All of the buildings have been demolished, and in some cases the entire street has since been erased. But a startling picture still emerged: New York once had a neighborhood for typography.
A nice stroll around Marseilles at night without any of the traditional danger.
A beautiful real-time visualisation of winds on our planet.