Someone was flying home on an airplane and projected the London Tube network on what he saw.Alright, it's a bit more complicated than that, but not much. It was actually two people: a guy called Martin Bangratz saw DJ Santero's pictures taken from a plane over London and was inspired to add the map of the Underground. Praised by...
You need to plant more trees, earthlings.
These amazing maps by Jakub Marian showing the tree cover and human settlements of various parts of the world, based on data by the U.S. Geological Survey from 2010. It is surprising to see that such a large part of Planet Earth has no trees at all. Plant more of them, earthlings.
That's about enough laws, right?
Yeah, that's about enough laws for a society that thrives. The free city state of Christiania in Denmark is the best example.
Even though Norway is not a particularly hellish country to be in as far as we are concerned (except maybe in the middle of the winter), nearly 300 place names around the country have been 'inspired' by the word hell. Could it be that traditionally places tended to be named in the middle of winter?
The digital revolution - and the fact that you now go everywhere with a mobile phone in your hand, earthlings - has undoubtedly had its positive sides, but the digital littering of the Internet is definitely not one of them. That said, sometimes real pearls can be found in trash - in real trash. The members of the Trash...
Could every major city in the world be like that by the end of the century?