Friday, August 23, 2013
1. If you like maps, head straight over to
this collection of "40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of
the World". My favorite was #23, which uses a map of the United States
to visualize how much area a city containing the world's population would have
to be, at various population densities. (For example, such a city would be the size of Texas if it were as densely populated as New York City.)
2. I guess this is why web designers get the big bucks:
The website should essentially be about the negative effects of drugs, the dark side, you know, the horrible truth of addiction and desperation. And, also; I want a picture of Gandalf on there somewhere.3. Via reader Snedcat, a poster about consistency informs us that, "It's only a virtue if you're not a screwup." See his comment for links to more of these classic spoofs of motivational posters.
4. I haven't tried it, but I ran across a site that can convert your handwriting into a font.