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A Tube Map To Assist Time Travelers In Medieval London

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The official Transport For London website offers multiple variations of the iconic Tube map to assist virtually any traveler. The bicyclist map, the step-free map, the avoiding stairs map, and the all-important toilet map. Now, finally, there's a Tube map for anyone commuting during the Middle Ages. Read more...

Nokia’s Here now powers Baidu Maps for Chinese travelers abroad

Nokia has revealed that its Here mapping platform will now power Baidu, supplying its maps to the Chinese search giant's desktop and mobile maps' service. But only outside of China.

The Map Lab Holiday Gift Guide

So, you've got a map nerd on your list this year? Or maybe an avid traveler? Or perhaps you are just in search of some cool gifts? We've got you covered. Ranging from $11 on up to over $3,000, there's something in this gallery for every price range. The post The Map Lab Holiday Gift Guide appeared first on WIRED.

Music For Writers: Christopher Cerrone’s ‘Cities’ Of Urban Mythology

last weekOdd : Thought Catalog

Wherever the imaginary Marco Polo of Christopher Cerrone's (and Italo Calvino's) 'Invisible Cities' may have traveled, in this Music for Writers entry, you'll find the most valuable map to your own creativity by listening -- in the dark.

This Bio-Drone Grows Itself, And Then Melts Into A Puddle Of Sugar When It's Done Flying

If the drone crashes into a sensitive place, like a coral reef, it just harmlessly disappears. Civilian drones may someday deliver your pizza, but they'll also travel places that people can't easily go, mapping forest fires or natural disasters, tracking wildlife, and studying Mars. Read Full Story

80 Years Ago Today

The foundations for faster air travel were laid when American aviator Wiley Harderman Post was credited with discovering the jet stream (in a search for the equatorial smoke stream phenomenon that was mapped by weather watchers after the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa and detected by Wasaburo Oishi in the 1920s using pilot balloons released near […]

17 Insane Thoughts Overthinkers Have While Traveling

2 weeks agoOdd : Thought Catalog

You watch the real time digital map of the plane like a hawk, just in case they end up going the wrong way.

Watch A Talos Principle Map Get Made In Real-Time

Croteam is working on a new first-person puzzle game called The Talos Principle. It's a game centered around traveling, adventuring and dodging laser-beam-shooting robots.Click To Continue Reading

The Chaos of NYC Holiday Taxi Trips Mapped

This visualization of taxi trips from NYC-area airports around the holidays reminds us all why traveling sucks. Traveling during the holiday season is the worst. In case you needed a visual reminder, here's what taxi trips from New York...Show More Summary

Cartagena: Cartagena, Colombia Heats Up with Yet Another New Route from JetBlue

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Winter weather may be a headache for airlines and travelers both, but the change of seasons brings with it one big plus: seasonal routes to sunny destinations! On October 29 JetBlue stuck another line on their route map with an inaugural...Show More Summary

Your NFL Week 12 Viewing Maps

3 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

There's a clear main event at 1:00, with the 7-3 Lions traveling to see the 8-2 Patriots. Then 4:00 gives us co-main events with the 6-4 Dolphins at the 7-3 Broncos and the 9-1 Cardinals at the 6-4 Seahawks. This is solid. Read more...

MapItOut is a feature rich app for runners, travelers and map mavens

MapItOut (US$1.99) is a very enhanced map program for iOS. You can search almost any city on Earth and then easily find places to go. You save those destinations, and the app creates a customized map for you complete with directions. MapItOut can be...

Millar Maps Out His & Murphy's Time Travel Itenerary in "Chrononauts"

Mark Millar opens up on the origins of his new sci-fi buddy comic and shares some exclusive examples of Sean Murphy's epoch-spanning interiors.

Fogo Island Inn Now Sells Its Furniture Worldwide (But You'll Still Have To Go There For The Views)

last monthTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

Fogo Island, a remote and rugged island south of Newfoundland, put itself on the savvy (and well-to-do) traveler's map with the striking, stilt supported Fogo Island Inn, which opened last year. Just getting to the 29-suite, five-star inn is an excursion right up the adventurist's alley - island hopping (via ferry or charter plane) is a prerequisite. Show More Summary

Uralic linguistics data on OpenStreetMap

I have used Openstreetmap.org a great deal while travelling, and being a GPS anorak, I’ve added a great deal of previously unrecorded streets, shops and other points of interest. It has become my usual map reference, superior to Google Maps in its libre nature and its surprisingly richer coverage of certain areas. Show More Summary

Golden Map: Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve Exclusive Travellers’ Edition

Exclusive to Travel Retail, the Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve Exclusive Travellers’ Edition’s metallic, gold-colored coating is imprinted with an image of the world map. The special edition is available for a limited time only from travel retail outlets worldwide. Read the rest of the story at: Golden Map: Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve Exclusive Travellers’ Edition

Extra, Extra: Delayed Spadina Subway Extension, TTC Delays, and Another Good-Looking Election Map

last monthCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. If you’ve been looking forward to the prospect of travelling to York University via the subway in 2016, you may be out of luck: bad weather and issues with contractors are among various factors that have conspired […]

Google Maps: Your best accessory this season

Bold colors and textures are in—and Google Maps is on trend, with a slick new style to make traveling with Maps even easier. Over the next few days, when you open up Google Maps on your Android or iPhone, you’ll be greeted by bright colors and a fresh new design. Show More Summary

Letter From the Editor: Has Gov. LePage Broken Maine CDC?

Anybody who has ever traveled in Maine has probably heard a story like the one about coming to a rural fork in the road. From the map, it might appear that both roads end up in about the same place, but because there is an old man working alongside the road, you ask, “Does it... Continue Reading

Thursday Night Football Week 9: TV Schedule, Live Stream for Saints vs. Panthers

The path traveled may not be what most people had marked on the map, but the New Orleans Saints and the Carolina Panthers are headed into an NFC South first-place duel on the Week 9 edition of Thursday Night Football. Drew Brees andShow More Summary

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