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July 31, 2013

Craft Beer Maps

Microbrew Maps: Get Your (Good) Beer Here

Curious about how many craft breweries are close to your city or address? Planning a road trip and want to know how many breweries you can hit along the way? Map Lab from Wired has you covered.

July 15, 2013

Movies as Treasure Maps

Your Favorite Movies Laid Out as Vintage Treasure Maps

from the site:

These wonderfully detailed maps show character journeys and iconic locations in some classic adventure movies. Can you guess which movie each map represents?

July 3, 2013

New World Vegetation Map

New Satellite Map from NASA and NOAA Shows All the World's Vegetation

from the site:

The "Vegetation on Our Planet" image isn't a mere snapshot of the Earth - that would be misleading because some areas would be experiencing winter while others enjoy the summer sun. Instead, it's a representation of data gathered over the course of a year. The Suomi NPP satellite uses a visible and infrared imaging and radiometer suite to detect how much energy a particular point on the ground reflects back to space, and it's able to tell the difference between a living plant and other objects.