South Korea and Japan have been feuding over a pair of tiny, barely inhabited (and even then, only to gain an upper hand in the dispute) volcanic islands almost exactly halfway between the two countries for over half a century. So naturally, the former used the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang to flout their… Read more...
Look at the map above. Go to the upper right-hand corner, start with Maine, and start counting. Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia,...Show More Summary
President-elect Donald Trump’s surprising victory on Nov. 8 stemmed from massive surge in Republican voters throughout the Rust Belt. A TIME analysis of county-level results show stunning shifts in Trump’s favor through the upper Midwest and Northeast, demonstrating the success of his trade and economic message in the nation’s heartland. Meanwhile former Secretary of State…
Before you get ready for your Thanksgiving feast (and tangling with loved ones), enjoy the delightful warm-up to the big Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: The parade's Thanksgiving Eve balloon inflation on the Upper West Side. [ more ...
The presidential and vice presidential candidates will spend time in 15 cities in seven states Monday, primarily in the upper Midwest and Mid-Atlantic area. All of the states being visited are either tossups or lean toward Hillary Clinton.
On this map, you will find the real world locations where the heroes of books you might have read early in life lived out their adventures. On the Upper East Side of Manhattan, just a few blocks from Gracie Mansion, Harriet the Spy is forever taking notes about her neighbors and eating tomato sandwiches. Show More Summary
Using the upgraded Very Large Array, astronomers have produced a detailed radio map of the upper 100 kilometers of Jupiter's atmosphere, revealing the complex movement of ammonia gas that shapes the colorful clouds observed in the optical. Show More Summary
The question in the 2016 election is whether Donald J. Trump can upset the electoral upper hand enjoyed by the Democrats since 1992.
The release of UMBEL (Upper Mapping and Binding Exchange Layer) ver 1.50 re-structures the knowledge graph along natural cleavages captured by 31 mostly disjoint SuperTypes, each representing its entity classes in a flexible typology design that favors connecting with external content.
TweetIDK, man, I don’t really get this newfangled street closure scheme, which is going to make getting to the Sunset even harder this year: So each block of the Upper Haight will have its own PCO to check and see who lives where? I suppose so. Anyway, this is news to me… “420 Day Street […]
The most generous neighborhood across the board has been the Upper East Side, where residents have contributed to $1.23 million to the candidates. [ more › ]
The upper part of Knowland Park is quite different from the lower part. I made a reconnaissance visit last week. Here’s the geologic map, along with white numerals indicating the localities I took the photos from or at. Whereas the lower part of the park (west of Golf Links Road) is dominated by Franciscan rocks […]
Treet, or Tree, a recently completed 14-story apartment building in Bergen, Norway, built with a wooden frame. While massive megatall skyscrapers continue to push the upper limits of what technology can accomplish, a new breed of buildings is showing how...
The first data-driven estimate of the Earth's total supply of groundwater shows that less than six per cent of groundwater in the upper two kilometers of the Earth's landmass is renewable within a human lifetime.
A lot can change in one year, particularly when it comes to the upper upper echelon of New York City's real estate market. To wit: There are quite a few newcomers on this map of the city's 25 most...
On our first family road trip, I was excited to play navigator. I’d look down at the map, look up to see where we were, back down at the map, then up again. I was doing a decent enough job until about five minutes in, when my upper lip began to sweat. My head and guts were swimming. I’ll spare you the details of how this story ends, but it’s not pretty. Read more...
Up there, that is a detail from the Agas map, a wood cut map of London from 1561. In the upper right you will see Golding Lane. If you were cleverer than I am you would have noticed that in the last couple of weeks I mentioned Golding Lane twice. Show More Summary
From Utah through the upper Midwest and into the Northeast, children across much of the North live in more stable households on average.
Offline maps were first brought in the light by Nokia’s HERE maps and now even Google Maps is going to tread the same path of offline mapping. So, now to keep an upper hand, HERE is enhancing its services so that it can keep its users from going to other providers. Show More Summary
Using the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA) radio telescope in the Western Australia desert, a Sydney University student, Cleo Loi, has discovered enormous plasma pipes in the Earth’s upper atmosphere. Thought to be responsible for possible...Show More Summary