Summertime is Over: Maps as Memories

Summertime is Over

As your thoughts start drifting toward packing away those summer clothes, don’t let summer stray too far from your thoughts. Keep those memories alive every now and then with a few guaranteed memory catchers.

Scottish Independence

Scottish Independence

Though they have been united for centuries, a seemingly inseparable pair may be about to part ways. England and Scotland have not always gotten along, but since 1707 they have been bound together (along with Wales) as Great Britain.

6 Best Retreats for the Yogi

Best Retreats for the Yogi

Yoga is especially relaxing if you are practicing it on a beach, in a tropical jungle, or on a remote mountaintop. So here are six of the best yoga retreats.

Geo- Joint: Water’s Everywhere?

Water's Everywhere

Only about 2.5% of all water on earth is fresh water. Of that fresh water, nearly 70% is frozen in glaciers and icecaps, and about 30% is in groundwater, at depth.

6 Places You Are Most Likely to Have a Close Encounter

Close Encounter

Some say all the answers rest in the elongated heads of superior beings from outer space. So to increase your odds of meeting such a superior being—or to avoid a meeting—go where they go. Here are 6 places you are most likely to have a close encounter.

Awesome Map: Twitter and Flickr Activity

Popular Female Names Maps

Information travels at the speed of light due to the incredible efficiency of social interaction on the internet. This collection of maps shows the locations of Twitter and Flickr activity around the world.

National Geographic Maps

National Geographic Maps

One of my favorite pastimes as a kid was pretending to be Indiana Jones traveling the world and discovering all of the amazing cultures in it. I would plan it out by using National Geographic maps. The rustic aesthetics of the maps made for a perfect adventure map. National Geographic maps contained both physical features and political boundaries. My two … Read More