I have a thing for maps this week.
For those who aren’t aware you can completely, near-limitlessly, customise google maps (either live or in code). There’s something strangely satisfying about it. Lots of user created styles on the Snazzy Maps website too.…
The Perfect Road Trip
This is the “perfect road trip”, mathematically engineered by Randal S. Olson. Perfect as in it is optimised to go via all 48 states, and take in 50 of the most major landmarks chosen by Tracy Staedter.
It’s created using genetic algorithms.
Helicopter Time Exposure – LIFE Magazine
Slinky like light pattern in the blackness of moonlight sky produced by a time exposure of the light tipped rotor blades of a grounded helicopter as it takes off into the dark sky, Anacostia, MD, US, 1949
Photo by Andreas Feininger – LIFE archive
See more LIFE posts here.
Hydra Coupe – Daniel Simon
Here’s a video too, just too. Dammit, the man’s got my job. Also, he designed the concept for the vehicles in Tron Legacy. Check his website here.…