There's a new map that will help you chart exactly how much Manhattan has changed over the years. This week, the New York Public Library released an interactive website that allows users to travel back in time using the Library's historical photography database. Show More Summary
Google is rolling out a few handy features to Maps that will make traveling much easier this weekend.
Android: Just in time for Memorial Day travelers, Google has updated its Maps application with more detailed traffic and accident alerts. Read more...
Today Google announced an addition to Maps that promises to make traveling on one of the busiest driving days of the year a little more bearable. In time for Memorial Day weekend Google has integrated traffic alerts within its Maps product...Show More Summary
About 33 million people are expected to drive to their vacation destinations this Memorial Day weekend, according to AAA. That's a 5.3% increase from last year, and more than in the past 10 years. In anticipation of the beginning ofShow More Summary
The designers at Bold Tuesday have developed a clever “analog” version of everyday apps that record the countries one has visited: one that can be mounted on the wall and updated as you work your way down your bucket list. Think of it as an artistic
At its heart, the Linguistic Turn is an attempt to make a map of human thought through language. How far beyond the horizon can our words travel? How finite is thought? Column by Leah Dearborn In 1936, Oxford logician A.J. Ayer gave an intriguing speech on the nature of language. Show More Summary
"I Was Here."
Phuket is already famous as a destination for martial arts tourists, but Evolve MMA is also putting Singapore on the map with the Evolve Vacation Training Program. It offers travelers the extraordinary opportunity of a lifetime to train...Show More Summary
Fifty years of human space travel in one image.
Mapping #Ferguson | Mapbox “In particular, we wanted to see if there was any difference between tweets from locals and those from people who traveled to Ferguson to participate in or report on the protests.” tags: mapping ferguson twitter data sociology weekly map dataviz tweet The town that runs on Twitter: Jun’s residents tweet to… Read More
Russian design company Art. Lebedev Studio have created a map that combines the fun and adventure of travel with the unique satisfaction that comes from scratching off that silver coating commonly found on membership cards and scratch tickets. Show More Summary
When it comes to travel quizzes, Buzzfeed is usually the place to turn if you’re interested in them. However, other sites also come up with fun quizzes at times. This time, I came across an interesting 10 question quiz from the Washington...Show More Summary
To get a sense of what went wrong on Amtrak train 188 Tuesday night, it's helpful to look at how its speed compared to other Northeast Regional trains traveling the same route. Up until it approached Philadelphia, its ride looked pretty typical: It accelerated out of Baltimore from about 27 miles an hour, then topped […]
A corrections officer who shot dead another traveler on the New York Subway escaped charges. Andy Cush suggests, with detailed maps of the subway environment, that the suggestion of self-defense is so inexplicable it raises important questions about the prosecutors' impartiality.
Google Maps keeps improving and making your life easier, whether you are traveling within your city or whether it is travel across states or even internationally- it can help you tremendously in any kind of travel. Now, Google Maps has...Show More Summary
Have you figured your way around in the fantasy world of Game of Thrones yet? This might make it easier: MongoLife made a Google Maps version of Westeros. You can zoom into the pictures at Etsy and see where travelers go and where the action takes place in the show. He sold out the maps he had, but is busy making more. -via Uproxx
This is the I Was Here Scratch-Off World Map 2.0 from Art Lebedev Studios. The map costs $30 and all the countries are covered with a silver paint that you can scratch off with a coin after you've visited. Or you can just scratch them all off at once because you just wanted a regular world map and don't know how to search Amazon. Show More Summary
Art. Lebedev Studio has created the I Was Here map, a scratch-off world map that lets travelers keep track of their adventures, one country at a time. The poster-sized map is printed with all the countries covered in a silver scratch-off material. When the material is removed, a colorful version of the map is revealed. […]
Apple this week has expanded its Apple Maps Connect service to five additional regions in Europe: Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, and The Netherlands. The additions were noted in an email to users of the platform and on the Apple Maps Connect website. For those unfamiliar, Apple Maps Connect allows business owners to both manage existing […]