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April 13, 2012

16th Century Fantasy Maps

16th Century Fantasy Maps

From the site:

During the late sixteenth century, a few cartographers designed and published a handful of maps with anthropomorphic countries and continents, with animal as well as human forms.

April 2, 2012

Real Time Wind Map

Wind Map

From the site:


An invisible, ancient source of energy surrounds us--energy that powered the first explorations of the world, and that may be a key to the future.

This map shows you the delicate tracery of wind flowing over the US.