Did you know Far Cry 4 has a map editor? Did you also know you could maybe recreate a small Mad Max skirmish using said editor? Someone thought of what now seems obvious: putting Far Cry 4’s grenade launcher, buggies and lorries in one desert map. It’s called Future Dead Australia, according to Kotaku, and […]
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Current Patterns and Future Opportunities; Mapping Chinese Direct Investment in the U.S. Energy Economy Melanie Hart and Angela Luh, July 2015 (Center for American Progress) “A first-of-its-kind report released by the Center for American...Show More Summary
It's easy to think of stars as being fixed in place, because that's how we see them in the sky. But like Earth and the other planets, they have orbits. And it turns out those orbits can change dramatically. In creating a new map of the...Show More Summary
Scientists with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey-III (SDSS) have created a new map of the Milky Way that provides the first clear evidence of migration of stars throughout our galaxy. The study, which determined that 30 percent of stars have...
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If you've ever wondered why Uber will show you a horde of available cars but still quote you an oddly long wait time for a ride, you now have an explanation: some of those cars don't exist. Motherboard has learned through a study that...Show More Summary
Spink announced its inaugural Antique Map sale will take place on 16th August 2015 during the World Stamp Exhibition (14 ? 19 August 2015). Cataloguing and describing these beautiful antique maps has been an honour and a privilege. Maps...Show More Summary
A Google Street View vehicle collects imagery for Google Maps while driving down a street in Calais, northern France, on July 29, 2015. AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE HUGUEN (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images) For many years now, IT conferences around the world have had keynote speakers asking why Enterprise [...]
This week’s map is a GIF showing the year each state adopted its gasoline excise tax. Oregon was the first state to do so in February of 1919 (Colorado, New Mexico, and North Dakota also enacted them later in the year). By 1929, every...Show More Summary
Researchers are part of a team of scientists with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) that created a new map of the Milky Way that shows nearly a third of the stars have dramatically changed their obits.
Public data was used to create this fascinating map. Read the rest
Far Cry 4 has a very cool map editor. Mad Max is a very cool movie. Both feature shitty old cars. You know where this is going. Read more...
Most everyone in the United States swears, but the specific words used vary by region. For example, "fuck" is popular in California but not so much in Oklahoma, which is the "crap" epicenter of America. "Motherfucker" is unusually popular in Maine, as is "shit" in the Southeast, "douche" in Iowa, and "fuckboy" in Jersey. Tags: language maps USA
A tool from Climate Central lets you see whether your backyard is currently engulfed in flames.
Greater Los Angeles has the lowest rate of homeownership of all the major metropolitan areas in the US and the highest renter rate. New data released this week by the US Census bureau revealed that just 48.5 percent of...
Have friends or family in town this summer and no idea what to do with them until it's time to eat again? Convince your parents you do more than just drink beer in Dolores Park by taking them on...
Uber is denying research which asserts the number of available drivers you see on the in-app map view is padded. According to the company, it always reports the accurate number of cars available in an area, but there are instances where it may be a touch off. Show More Summary
Come September, a community group of North Brooklynites will release a digital map of toxic "hot spots" in Greenpoint and Williamsburg, where land is expensive and also, often, contaminated. [ more › ]