There are plenty of games on the NFL’s Week 17 schedule with playoff implications, so you better find out how to watch the one you care about the most. Between the AFC North showdown between the Cincinnati Bengals and the PittsburghShow More Summary
An airport official checks a map of Indonesia at the crisis center set up by local authority for the missing AirAsia flight QZ8501, at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. The AirAsia...Show More Summary
The media have proven to be terrible weather forecasters, always finding the climate of hate on the right, and never seeing it on the left of the political map.
In terms of total land area, the U.S. and China are close in size, but the latter's population is more than four times that of the United States. This map shows how the U.S. population fits into four of China's most populous provinces. Taken on its own, however, the map provides a skewed depiction of China's population density. Read more...
"Truth" - aka "Midship 2.0" - is a fantastic blend of old and new. So what other classic Halo maps should get the same treatment?
Computer software enabled architects to design a highly unusual faceted concrete home for a difficult, hilly building site.
I haven’t seen a truly convincing study comparing Nystrom approximations to Random Feature Map approximations. On the one hand, a NIPS 2012 paper compared the two and argued that because the bases Nystrom approximations use are adaptive to the problem, whereas those used by RFMs are not, Nystrom approximations are more efficient. This is an […]
The current Museum of Modern Art exhibition Modern Photographs from the Thomas Walther Collection, 1909–1949 is just one component of a four-year, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation–funded research project examining photographs not only as art, but as physical objects possessing a material and sociological history as well.
The USGS has updated the National Produced Waters Geochemical Database and Map Viewer "to include trace elements, isotopes, and time-series data, as well as nearly 100,000 new samples with greater spatial coverage and from both conventional and unconventional well types, including geothermal. Show More Summary
What term do you use for a generic person: bro, buddy, dude, fella, or pal? Jack Grieve, a forensic linguist, analyzed tweets to create heat maps showing the relative frequency of these words. You can view the other maps in the series at Quartz. Show More Summary
Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker is one of those games where the gaming community just can't get enough of it. In fact, the game managed to get a re-release on the Wii U following its massive success on the GameCube. Some creative gamer decided it was in their best interest to then recreate the Wind Waker map out of Legos.Click To Continue Reading
You can’t necessarily trust geographical analysis of data if you are working from a random sample. The Problem With Twitter Maps — Language Jones Original Article: The Problem With Twitter Maps — Language Jones Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings - WordPress, web development, and world domination.
Andrew Hill created this mind-blowing map of the rivers of the continental United States, colored according to the direction in which they flow. Hill, of Vizzuality, used the the CartoDB platform and the National Hydrography Dataset, put out by the US Geological
Thrift shopping can result in huge savings and unique finds. It's particularly effective when you shop in upscale neighborhoods. Here's how you can use Zillow and Google Maps to identify those fancy neighborhoods and find thrift stores in those areas. Read more...
The economy might be leaving a lot of people dissatisfied, but at least we're living in a golden age of interactive maps about how the economy sucks. Three different maps released in the last few weeks approach the question from three...Show More Summary
Today’s feel good story comes from California; Police were called to a home in the 900 block of Country Glen Way (map) about 3:30 Christmas morning by a call from a resident who said a masked burglar was inside his home, according to Lt. Bob Dunn of the Anaheim Police Department. The burglar assaulted the […]
Solid Snake and Fallout are wrong. War does change. At this very moment, hackers and their legion of enslaved computers are waging an invisible war online. Perhaps they’re trying to steal information or shut down certain…