This Google Earth image of Antarctica’s South Georgia Island depicts either a UFO that crashed and skidded across the snow or a hunk of ice that rolled along after an avalanche. According to this YouTube video from Secureteam, with 2.5 million views, it’s definitely the former. Keele University physical geographer lecturer Richard Waller suggests it’sRead More
Compiled by redditor bezzleford, this map offers a rough view of support for independence in various European regions. Scotland and Catalonia are well-known hotspots, but I didn’t know about Sardinia or Venice. And, of course, there’s the good old Serb Republic! “What does this map show?” – it shows the support for separatist movements thatRead More
Location platform Here Technologies calculated how far one hour of driving can take drivers out of major American cities starting on Friday at 4, 7, and 10 pm.
The worst of the worst is Boston. Via WaPo:
In Boston, you can drive a full 20 miles farther if you leave at 10Read More
In 1971, astronomer Frank Drake, the father of the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, drew a map pinpointing Earth in our galaxy. That diagram, a “pulsar map,” was etched on a plaque designed by Frank and Carl Sagan and first carried into space in 1972 by the Pioneer 10 and 11 spacecraft. In 1977, the pulsarRead More