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Fake Britain: A Map Of Fictional Locations | Londonist
Includes Leadworth, Scarfolk, Qwghlm, Beanotown, and, of course, Llareggub, but is unaccountably lacking in Little Bazeley and Little-Storping-in-the-Swuff, and I was hoping that it might finally tell me where the Village is.
maps  britishness  silly  literature  incrediblyobscurereference  tv  natureoftruth 
26 days ago by gominokouhai
Watch as the world's cities appear one-by-one over 6,000 years | Metrocosm
"Human beings are a disease, a cancer of this planet. You are a plague, and we are The Cure"---Robert Smith (I think I have that right)
history  citizenship  archaeology  maps  dataisbeautiful  incrediblyobscurereference 
april 2018 by gominokouhai
London's Hidden Tunnels Revealed In Amazing Cutaways | Londonist
"It is often said that London is an infrastructural palimpsest". Is it? Is it really?
nerd  maps  coolstuff  art 
april 2018 by gominokouhai
So Long, Mom, I'm Off to Drop the Bomb: A Case Study in Public Usage of an Educational Tool | WMD Junction
"it is clear that the users appreciated the ability to 'nuke their neighbors' [...] Many described using it as 'fun,' which is not a term usually associated with targeting nuclear weapons and evaluating their effects."
dataisbeautiful  internet  maps  coldwardinosaur 
march 2016 by gominokouhai
Rail Geography
Mutable isochronic maps of travel time between selected cities. This is amazing.
nerd  maps  topography  coolstuff  northofwatford  politics  identity 
october 2015 by gominokouhai

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