Earlier this week, we shared with you a map detailing the city's several hundred toxic sites, which are just everywhere. But toxicity isn't just for ground-dwelling solid waste and pools of chemical runoff. It's in the air, too! Mostly hovering above the Upper West Side, it turns out. [ more › ]
An interactive map of jazz-era New York packs the sights and sounds of neighborhoods new and old, from Chinatown to Harlem. A typical wander through New York's Upper West Side in 1929 would have left the pedestrian virtually deaf, assailed by the blasts of street construction and traffic horns. Show More Summary
If you've ever seen a chart or map or animated gif map or something about economic inequality, chances are it uses something called the Gini coefficient. It's the standard measurement, but it's also way too complicated to explain, as the … Continue reading ?
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JMG reader David points us to this nifty interactive map that reveals the construction date of New York City buildings. My Upper East Side building went up in 1910 and my super once explained that it was built as "overnight dorms" for the doctors at what is now Sloan-Kettering, which is down the street. Show More Summary
We just got a taste of GTA V's map, now we can feast our eyes on Dead Rising 3's world thanks to an interview by the Financial Post. If you take a close look at the map below you'll see the first game in the upper left, and the second game in the left-hand corner -- both maps evidently can fit "several times over" in Dead Rising 3. Show More Summary
Yesterday, Curbed NY posted a nifty map of 15 buildings in Manhattan that were originally built for artists. Ranging from projects with outside funding to artists' cooperatives, the 15 structures mostly dot Midtown and the Upper East and West Sides, with a few outliers in the West Village. Show More Summary
This pentagram visible on Google Maps is located on the shore of the Upper Tobol Reservoir in Kazakhstan. It's either an evil etching created by the ancient astronauts who were also Satan's minions, or the outline of a park built in the shape of a star during the Soviet era when that symbol was quite popular.
Nike‘s KD VI Meteorology shoe features a stealth black-and-olive green upper, and comes alive with a doppler radar mapping graphic in atomic red and reflective detailing. Topographical map and grid patterns on the upper showcase locations connected to Durant’s journey, appearing… Nike KD VI Meteorology is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.
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The latest news from Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is its acquisition of Waze, an Israeli-based mapping company, for nearly $1.1 billion. Waze was almost bought by Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), but eventually Google had the upper hand. How will this acquisition affect Google, and, more importantly, its main competitors Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and Apple Inc. Show More Summary
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is spending again to gain the upper hand as it competes to sell to China's rapidly growing number of smartphone users.
AP Photo/Ariel Schalit F rom Tel Aviv, so the usual map sites say, you could drive to Damascus in three hours and 20 minutes, if only there were no borders, barbed wire or war in the way. From vacation cottages in the Upper Galilee,Show More Summary
For Spring/Summer 2013 Supreme has once again teamed up with Clarks on a collection of desert boots featuring a premium nubuck suede upper with a tonal printed map pattern. Available in three different colorways, the collaboration will be available online… Supreme x Clarks Spring/Summer 2013 Desert Boots is a post by Brock Cardiner on Highsnobiety.
Some months ago, a group of potters on the western end of Cape Cod decided that we ought to have our own brochure and map to guide those thousands of clay-lovers on this part of the Cape to our studios. After several meetings, planning, discussion, no arguments, brainstorming, etc., the brochure it out. Show More Summary
I was born in Virginia Piedmont to parents from Upper Midwestern and North Midland, grew up in Upper Midwestern, went to college in Boston Urban, graduate school in Gulf Southern, and worked in Southern Appalachian, North Midland, and South Midland.Details and discussion of the map and the dialects.
Note: No screencap does the thing justice, you're gonna just have go to the website and click around playing space ranger on your own. Clicking the 'Take a Tour' button in the upper left corner is a good start though. 100,000 Stars is...Show More Summary
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PARALOGUE 1 - SICKLE TO SWORD Chests (2) on the upper right: This map has an industrious Ruffian who’ll take a treasure from the upper left part of the map. We don’t know why he would unwisely run all the way south to escape, but that presents an opportunity for two or three characters to intercept him. Show More Summary
If Macy's is going to be inflating dozens of balloons tonight on the Upper West Side, then tomorrow must be the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Parade! The parade starts at 9 a.m., and here's a map of the new route for this year: [ more › ]