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Google Maps: Roman Empire Edition

As a Classics student and an Oregon Trail buff, this is beyond cool. Ever wondered how long it would take to travel from Rome to Constantinople at the peak of the Roman Empire? Or from Luna to Larissa? Or Parma to Thessalonica? This map of the Roman World created at Stanford University is awesomely realistic […]

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The United States of Hollywood

Too cool. usamovies.jpg 550×356 pixels.

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http://www.tomapster.com/ Another one for the Toronto crowd – this one an absolute barnburner. It calculates and maps any route you’ll take than involves public transit, and includes the calculations and maps for sections you’ll have to walk. An incredible resource for disoriented types like me who can never make heads nor tails of transit route […]

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http://www.tomapster.com/ Another one for the Toronto crowd – this one an absolute barnburner. It calculates and maps any route you’ll take than involves public transit, and includes the calculations and maps for sections you’ll have to walk. An incredible resource for disoriented types like me who can never make heads nor tails of transit route […]

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What MapQuest and G.P.S. Don’t Tell You Can Get You Lost – New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/04/automobiles/04ROAD.html An interesting assemblage of regional planning oddities and quirks that can wreak havoc on even the best-researched Google Mapped itinerary. Though I admittedly lean pretty heavily on Google and Mapquest (living in a big city makes reliance less painful), I’ve found the CAA website to be the most precise. Not only does it map […]

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