Discussion in 'Community' started by Terr_Mys, Nov 29, 2009.
Poor Zas, all alone in the middle of Mormon Country.
To be fair, I'm not *that* close - I'm in Toulon, France. But if I decide to go to Spain I'll let you know.
Unfortunately, I barely have 100 Euros to my name. But the health care, 8 weeks of vacation, and 12-hour work week make up for it. Hooray France!
Omg, we agree on something finally Ossy!
According to this map, I live in the ocean somewhere between Santa Barbara and the Channel Islands.
What I'm saying is, spot on!
-sj loves kevin spacey
I think the marker is centred on the black dot. Confusing I know.
Here's the last updated map: longass link
Eek, that was hard. I got 12/28 correct. The ones I got were
In fairness, I always totally forget who most of the Presidents in the 1800s were
-sj loves kevin spacey
I got 24/28, but ran out of time before the last question.
There is one president who I always forget: Polk. POLK!
Usually I'm pretty good with geography and U.S. history, but that quiz is killin' me.
It might have helped that last year I watched this lecture series with obsessive interest.
This isn't exactly a map, but it gives a lot of the type of information you usually find on maps.
The World's Most Typical Person
(Skip the stupid ad at the beginning)
What a 6.3 aftershock does to a city's power supply...
It's not just a switch that needs turning back on, it's the destroyed infrastructure that's gradually being repaired or replaced.
50 states of American comedians:
World Map of average breast sizes (Hey, I didn't make it, I only found it)
Here's a cool site from the BBC that lets you compare the size of famous things like the Great Wall of China or the 2010 Gulf Oil Spill with any location you choose.
And the US interstate highway system in the style of the London tube map:
I dunno how old this is, but some parts of Google Maps are insanely detailed now. Check out Rome.
Expressions for saying 10:15 in German-speaking Europe:
The Mississippi River system:
I didn't know Rosanne was from Utah. Explains a lot. They should totally make a map like this for serial killers.
A map developed by MIT, IBM, and AT&T that divides the U.S. into geographic areas based on telephone calls. People within each coloured region are more likely to call other people within that region than people outside it.
Also for the US, local Netflix favourites:
Here's some Star Trek maps:
Map of the galaxy, denoting the quadrants and locations of interest for DS9 and Voyager fans
Huge map of Federation, Romulan and Klingon space
Cities that can fit within the city limits of L.A.:
Viva Los Angeles!
I would've stayed in Cleveland...if it were magically relocated to LA
This is eerie. The girl who sits in the office next to mine was born in Canada...and she is Indian Coinkydink? I think not!
North and South Korea are still positioned exactly the same way.