An excellent location-based resource for US citizens looking to make a difference in the 2018 midterm elections.
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.
This geography lesson makes a nice companion piece to Johnny Cash has been everywhere, man.
OpenGeofiction is a map of an imaginary world, created by a community of worldbuilders. You can take part in this project too.
This is such a simple little adjustment, but I think it’s kinda brilliant: tweaking the display of your site’s maps to match the season.
A lovely hack from Science Hack Day San Francisco: get an idea of the size of CERN’s Large Hadron Collider by seeing it superimposed over your town.
The GPS system is a monumental network that provides a permanent “YouAreHere” sign hanging in the sky, its signal a constant, synchronised timecode.
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.
A fascinating project to document markings from 1939—designed to be visible from the air—placed all around the Irish coast.
James re-imagines the Barbican as an airship drifting free of central London.
I sense the hand of Tom Morris in this. Wikipedia has created a “nearby” page for browsers with geolocation, much like the Wikinear mashup that Simon created with Fire Eagle five years ago.
This is a really nice and simple idea: view photos from a specific place taken at a specific time. Voyeuristic fun.
Armchair travelling to Ballardian locations.