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
Apple today published a patent designed to allow users to control an interface by striking a pose with the upper half of their body. According to the paperwork filed by Apple, this would work by having Apple devices generate a … Read more ›
Spring has finally come to Washington, D.C. The cherry trees are bursting into bloom, and the hummingbirds are winging their way northward. But some cooler parts of the country, like the upper Midwest, are still waiting for spring to take on its full force. Using data from NASA and the USDA, the U.S. Forest Service […]
(John Hinderaker) You might have to be from the Upper Midwest to fully appreciate this one. My son texted me this map, which purports to show the results of an ESPN poll on Saturday’s Kentucky-Wisconsin matchup. Is it legit? I wouldn’t bet on it, but, like Homer and Shakespeare, it expresses a higher truth: Whatever my fellow Minnesotans may think, I’m rooting for Wisconsin.
Scientists have found a warm layer in Venus' atmosphere, the nature of which is still unknown. The researchers made the discovery when compiling a temperature map of the upper atmosphere on the planet's night side based on the data collected by the Venus Express probe.
All other things being equal, the south, parts of the west, and upper midwest are the happiest places in the United States according to a recent study. Read more...