Calling all crafters: Grab your embroidery needles and a map — it's time to multitask your vacation. Name: CraftTours.com What it does: The website connects craft instructors with those who would like to combine travel with their passion for scrapbooking, quilting, crocheting, wood turning and...
You’ve probably had the following experience: You are reading along when a map, shaded in a procession of pastels, interrupts the story. Your eyes travel first to your home country, then to the country where you spent a summer abroad,...Show More Summary
Mary travels to San Diego to meet with Design Director Corey Davis to talk about Rocket Labs, a new set of community focused Rocket League maps.
Gucci Creative Director Alessandro Michele likes to travel, evidenced by both his collections — his spring 2016 show was peppered with vintage map prints — and his chosen destinations for the label's off-season shows. For resort 2016 last June, he brought his buzzy, eccentric wares to New York... Continue reading
The common bed bug, once considered rare in developed countries, has been proliferating on every continent but Antarctica for the last two decades, making it a growing concern for travelers and others. With an eye toward eradicatingShow More Summary
Today the Department of Miniature Marvels is delighting in an awesome new project by Google Maps (previously featured here). They traveled to Miniatur Wunderland, the world’s largest model railway, located in Hamburg, Germany, and mapped...Show More Summary
In preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the country is updating its map icons and street sign symbols to be more tourist-friendly. If you're a foreigner trying to navigate cities in Japan, you won't find street signs and map icons particularly helpful. Show More Summary
To create an unusual map of NASA's orbiting satellites, these designers turned to sound. Right this moment, hundreds of miles above the Earth's surface, a fleet of 19 NASA satellites are silently orbiting the planet. As they travel along...Show More Summary
There are many choices of navigation tools for hiking the AT; gps, maps, various trail companions and guidebooks, and, of course, there’s always the white blazes. Some say the Trail is so well marked and traveled, you only need to know how far to the next water source, shelter, or what’s available in that town......
This illustrated book will feature maps and paintings.
Google is adding a new feature to Maps for Android that could make its navigation software even smarter. The app will then suggest info about your route like travel times and traffic conditions, according to Android Police. It appears...Show More Summary
A misunderstanding of an AIS map led many people to believe that cargo ships had stopped traveling in the Atlantic.
An academic has analysed what could have been done differently in the efforts to prevent the Ebola epidemic in 2014. In particular, the review focuses on the limits of patient location and travel mapping as a reason why it was difficult to contain Ebola from spreading. Show More Summary
Whether it's travel plans that have you getting into town late or you just haven't had enough turns, sometimes night skiing is the perfect way to end the day. Night skiing often means fresh corduroy from an evening groom,...
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A map of the known universe to a constant scale would either be very big, or very useless. But use a logarithmic scale to compress the distances as you travel outwards, and you get this gorgeous and slightly Eye-of-Sauron image. Read more...
This lovely, glowing blue map comes courtesy of Strava, an app that collects data from users on where they're running or biking. Instead of just showing which routes its users are traveling the most (as they've previously done), they've...
Last year, we published a map that showed just how long travel took in 1914. Now, there’s a similar map which shows how dramatically things have improved. Read more...
2015 was a year of less travel overall for me with the arrival of Baby Elizabeth. With that said, it still involved new countries and many adventures. The post Turning Miles Into Memories: My 2015 Travel Map, Reflections & A Year in Review appeared first on Miles to Memories.
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