The build was created by Microsoft Sweden's event manager, Daniel Steinholtz—and after finishing the map itself, he even took it upon himself to conduct a little virtual tour. Read more...
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2014 takes place in New York City on Thursday and will draw thousands to Manhattan for the parade route to celebrate Thanksgiving Day together.
Welcome to Restaurant Empires, a new regular feature in which we map out the businesses of prominent chefs and restaurateurs. [Photo: Robuchon Official Site] It's hard to think of a more appropriate way to start a feature like this than...
Want to find the Toys R Us Black Friday deals before everyone else does? The toy retailer is offering a store map this year to help consumers plan out their holiday toy buying spree. Similar to the Walmart Black Friday map, consumers...Show More Summary
Official photos for The Originals Season 2 Episode 9, "The Map of Moments." From the CW: "When Rebekah (Claire Holt) notices an unusual change in Elijah?s (Daniel Gillies) behavior, she asks Klaus (Joseph Morgan) and Hayley (Phoebe Tonkin) to meet her at their safe house, reuniting them with baby Hope. Show More Summary
As part of its annual World Ultra Wealth Report, wealth intelligence firm Wealth-X created a map showing which US states are home to the most super-rich people (defined as those with $30 million or more in assets). Some states have more ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) individuals than major countries. Show More Summary
Exit 0 International Jazz Festival Cape May, New Jersey November 7-9, 2014 It's a festival by the bay. Actually, it's by a cape. Or in a cape. Cape May, New Jersey, to be exact. And it has a history. A history by another name as well as its own. For those of you who are familiar with the festival by...
With nearly 7,000 homeless people at the city's last count, many are forced to poop in the street. (Human) Wasteland is a site that maps San Francisco's 311 calls about human excrement sightings. The data can be viewed by month, neighborhood, or heatmap-style. READ MORE »
Mark Twain351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut It's often said that writers' desks are important, in that they reflect their approach and routine. Thus, the homes of famous writers have always been of interest to people, particularly those immersed in the literary world, because they are an extension of that space. Show More Summary
The most American thing about Thanksgiving dinner might be how different parts of the country play a role in bringing the meal to each table. ESRI, which specializes in geographic information systems, used data from the U.S. Department...Show More Summary
All told, 41 states had solidarity protests in honor of Mike Brown on Tuesday. The post MAP: Country Lights Up With Ferguson Solidarity Protests appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Tate Worlds presents virtual environments, like those found in the video game Minecraft, based on notable artworks from the museum's collection.
The New York Times created an interactive, state-by-state map of the most Googled Thanksgiving recipes. Good idea, until residents started to chime in. Key lime cake in Georgia? Who ever heard of such a thing? Here were some more response...Show More Summary
During World War One, propaganda on both sides fueled the fear that defeat would mean being wiped off the map. Literally, as this German propaganda postcard shows. Read More
In this issue: San Francisco’s fleet of the future, the first fully automated local network in the US, SNCF’s investment strategy at home and abroad, solving London’s transport crisis, 3D laser mapping for rail network maintenance and more.
Illinois' own Abraham Lincoln established Thanksgiving in 1863 in the United States "a day of Thanksgiving and Praise." Though Thanksgiving had been celebrated sporadically throughout the country since the 1600s, Lincoln's official designation of the day was also meant to give a day of reprieve and peace during the Civil War. Show More Summary
Bing Maps users outside the US will now have a better idea of how long it takes to get from A to B, as Microsoft has just launched Clearflow traffic estimation around the world. The system works by taking live traffic data for main roads and surface...
The New York Times has a map of the United States detailing the most “distinct” Thanksgiving recipes Googled by each state. The results were compiled by Google, tossing out obvious choices like turkey and stuffing, instead focusing on unique foodstuffs, such as “frog eye salad” in the Rocky Mountain States and the “pig pickin cake” […]
Apple has spent a great deal of time distancing itself from Google ever since its erstwhile partner launched Android back in 2008. Google Maps and YouTube haven’t been bundled as default apps on iPhones or iPads for years, and rumors … Read more ›
Damien Hirst loves to play provocateur. The artist makes mosaics with pharmaceuticals and sculptures with taxidermy. Now, for his latest series of paintings, he's depicting cities in conflict. But look closer: What seem like innocent, black-and-white satellite images are crafted out of sharp, dangerous objects. Read more...