mapsontheweb:

The Great Lakes compared to Europe

(Reblogged from mapsontheweb)
rollership:

this is a great use of an out of service track.

rollership:

this is a great use of an out of service track.

(Source: relentless-soul)

(Reblogged from rollership)

mapsontheweb:

Commercial airplanes avoiding Ukraine’s airspace after the crash of #MH17.

(Reblogged from mapsontheweb)
Polyaenus claims that, according to legend, Cambyses captured Pelusium by using a clever strategy. The Egyptians regarded certain animals, especially cats, as being sacred, and would not injure them on any account. Polyaenus claims that Cambyses had his men carry the “sacred” animals in front of them to the attack. The Egyptians did not dare to shoot their arrows for fear of wounding the animals, and so Pelusium was stormed successfully.
(Reblogged from mapsontheweb)

zerostatereflex:

Tangible Media

MIT’s Tangible Media is coming along nicely,

"Almost like a table of living clay, the inFORM is a surface that three-dimensionally changes shape, allowing users to not only interact with digital content in meatspace, but even hold hands with a person hundreds of miles away. And that’s only the beginning."

(Reblogged from hkdmz)

mapsontheweb:

Dampfschiffahrts-Verbindungen Des Weltverkehrs im Atlantischen Ocean - Steamship Connections of the World Traffic in the Atlantic Ocean, ca. 1895

(Reblogged from mapsontheweb)