Can’t say I’d ever contemplated the country from this perspective. Via Marginal Revolution. Christopher Jared, who apparently sent in the image, writes in the comments: I have used this perspective of China for insight many times. Look at the proximity of Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and then what is in the middle? A large green, fertile […]
Atlas Obscura: When it comes to finding success, practice does really make perfect. That’s the message behind this 1913 allegorical map entitled “The Road to Success,” a drawing that turns the figurative journey towards artistic triumph into a cartographic depiction of an actual climb towards victory. The map appeared first in an October 1913 edition […]
View Map of People on Twitter in Thailand in a larger map Richard Barrow (@RichardBarrow) has created a Google Map of Thailand Twitter users. Could be a helpful resource if you’re looking for tweets from various parts of the country.
Update two: For more posts about flooding in Thailand as of Sept., 2011, see the Thailand Flooding tag. Update: This post is from Oct. 2010. For more recent flooding news, from March 2011, see this post. As I mentioned here and here, Thailand has been hit by the worst flooding in decades. @thaitvnews has created […]
Andy, the author of the excellent blog Changwat, Amphoe, Tambon — a lovingly curated site that provides exhaustive information on Thailand’s administrative subdivisions — has created the cool map of Bangkok you see above. Here’s a bigger version. The author was inspired, I’m happy to say, by a tweet I posted last year containing a […]
Speaking of soccer (football), if you enjoy the English Premier League but wonder where some of the more obscure teams are located, check out this helpful map. While most non-British fans know which teams are in London and which are in Liverpool and Manchester, fewer are familiar with the locations of teams like Stoke City, […]