Wouldn’t it be great if you could hike a long distance wilderness route, hundreds of miles long, inside the United States without having to travel all the way to Alaska? Now you can and there’s even a guidebook for it called Blue Line to Blue Line: The Official Guide to the Trans Adirondack Route, written [...]
These gorgeous maps have the answer. Created by datavisualization expert John Nelson, these "Tornado Travel Maps" depict the relative proportion of more than 60 years of U.S. tornadoes by their direction of travel. Notice a pattern? Read more...
Google added more than 1,000 new locations to its Google Maps Street View feature today -- bringing images of popular world travel destinations to the service. "From historical landmarks to sports stadiums, these panoramic photos available...Show More Summary
Every day, Jason DaSilva experiences firsthand the challenges of traveling around New York City on his motorized scooter. But the Brooklyn-based filmmaker with multiple sclerosis is not sitting back. Instead, DaSilva is leading an initiative...Show More Summary
Seoul Metro map ©Skift.com English-speaking travelers visiting destinations in Asia may occasionally spy the next grammatical faux pas fit for Engrish.com while viewing signage. Now, the South Korean Culture Ministry is hoping to put an end to signage spelling errors. “Based on our guideline on foreign-language travel signs, a research team will look for misspellings [...]
You can travel around the world with Bob Dylan, thanks to this interactive map created by Slate: Bob Dylan’s music, it’s often said, happens in a world of its own—where the highway is for gamblers and you’re always 1,000 miles from home. Show More Summary
Emily Badger explains the above image: [C]reated by Andy Woodruff of the great cartography blog Bostonography, [it] illustrates a single day’s worth of bus travel across Boston, by speed. Each little line on this map represents one bus (tracked as the crow flies between data points, not along its actual route), with red showing speeds […]
View Larger Map Wellesley Moms travel in groups, even if it’s something as routine as a trip to the playground. Once there is more than one such Mom in one place, the conversation quickly turns to choosing the best private school, soccer practice, and maintaining a vacation home on Martha’s Vineyard. Show More Summary
We’ve all been there: stuck in traffic, frustrated that you chose the wrong route on the drive to work. But imagine if you could see real-time traffic updates from friends and fellow travelers ahead of you, calling out “fender bender...totally...Show More Summary
Good news for all of you with tickets for summer travel to Europe. Google Maps has recently added the ability to get turn-by-turn directions for bicycling routes in six new countries: Ireland, France, Germany, Poland, Luxembourg and Liechtenstein. Show More Summary
During today’s WWDC keynote, Apple showed off a new Maps application for OS X. The app features the same maps that iOS users are familiar with along with some additional tweaks, including an SDK for third-party developers to integrate the maps into their own software. Other updates include the option to see your estimated travel […]
Traveling through the complex system of federal and state regulations to secure project approvals is one of the biggest challenges facing geothermal power developers – but not if they’ve got a map outlining every twist and turn.
I don't know why I've been thinking about maps lately -- perhaps it's because I've been traveling, and as this is posted, I'll actually be in an airplane flying home. I've always been a fan of maps -- all kinds of maps -- and can spend an inordinate amount of time looking at various maps. Show More Summary
SUP Media and JSC "VimpelCom" (brand "Beeline") submitted a new resource LiveJournal Maps, designed for everyone who is interested in travel, as well as for those who need to find the unique information about anywhere in the world. The...Show More Summary
A portion of a Maclife interview with Sean Velasco... ML: How is the game structured? Can you tackle levels in any order? Is there any benefit to doing so? SV: Shovel Knight travels the world via an overworld map similar to Bionic Commando or Super Mario Bros. Show More Summary
Facebook may not be buying Waze after all, but the Israel-based mapping data company is rolling out a new Facebook Events integration that will let users of its app coordinate travel in real time.
Forbes has a nice little post about the new version of Google Maps that's getting rolled out. Apparently it has all kinds of neat features. There is a new interface that pops up information cards whenever you search for an address. On the card are options to save the location, get directions, see the Street View, and so on. Show More Summary
Like many others I depend onGoogle Maps for my travels. I also like to go places where even Google Maps are on unsteady ground. In fact some friends who have seen maps of my hikes have asked how I learned to walk on water. You Don'tShow More Summary
Bike detects Wi-Fi access points and plots them on Google Maps.