"Geography" Blogs & Blog Posts

Zerg's rumbleZerg's rumble

Blog about GIS, cartography and technology

 
A Postcard a DayA Postcard a Day

My father started collecting postcards many years ago. I'm continuing ...

 
Embodiedspace: Traces on the Anthropocenic ShoreEmbodiedspace: Traces on the Anthropocenic Shore

Geography, geographic imagination, place, culture, social sciences, politic...

 


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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBD6OlKYz40&feature=youtu.be Elenco's Night 'n Day Mechanical Globe uses a system of translucent, exposed gears to rotate an internally illuminated globe that displays the seasonally adjusted, real-time night/day te...

I don't know whether there really are more MX5s in Edinburgh, but that was my impression from being there for a couple of days last October. You'd see two or three an hour, rather than one every few hours where I live (Essex).Picture from Gumtree sho...

This week we’re checking out what it takes to produce zero waste for 30 days, learning how criminals actually steal passwords, looking at where nuclear weapons live around the globe, and tlaking about jobs with the best perks.Read more...

They showed that episode again over the holidays, all great TV and so on, but if you pay attention at the end, the co-ordinates on the satnav shows latitude 78 deg.Wikipedia's write-up says that they reached the Magnetic North Pole, which is very clo...

These kinds of visualizations are always interesting, and this one by Jack Hagley is a nice layout. It would be better if it had a link with sourced citations for the values in the graphic. At least this one cites sources on the page of origin. (more...

Yakutsk (pop. 269,601), the capital city of the Sakha Republic in Russia, is the coldest city on earth, where temperatures can drop to -50 degrees Celsius (-58 degrees Fahrenheit). Lonely Planet has a galley of photos by Amos Chapple. (Photo here is...

The Transport for London tube map, building on Harry Beck's pioneering work in 1931, is rightly hailed as a masterpiece of simplification and clarity in data visualisation. (more…)...