Cottereau: This video shows the borders and populations of each country in Europe, for every year since 400 BC. Vassal states and colonies are not included in the count of a country's population." What a mess! One thing I learned is how sparsely-populated Britain was in the Roman age.
I'm a big fan of live wind maps of the world (previously, previously) and here's the latest: Windy.com. It's like the others but made with the latest browser tech and integrated newsfeeds of gusty goings-on. Best of all, you can run a slider to create predicted wind maps up to a week in the future.… READ THE REST
The Vinland map is a purportedly 15th-century document depicting the coastline of North America decades before it was charted by John Cabot. A new scan shows conclusively that it is a hoax: the ink used to draw it is of modern manufacture, and old text on the map's parchment was scraped off or obscured to… READ THE REST
The world is waking up to the benefits of psilocybin for mental wellbeing. This map of the world shows you likely spots to find liberty cap mushrooms, which contain psilocybin. Right now it looks like liberty caps are sprouting up all over Europe. What's this all about?Liberty caps – or Psilocybe semilanceata – are a… READ THE REST
As the summer fades, it's become painfully clear that we spent less time doing the things we love and more time burning the candle at both ends at the office, having severe anxiety over all things COVID, and just generally wasting time. If you missed out on summer, including a few extra rounds of golf,… READ THE REST
Got a stroke of genius and nowhere to make your mark? Sounds like you could use some help in the art department. You could go back to art school and get in-person lessons, but people are full of germs these days, and it's still a safe bet to just stay home. Try the Watercolor Painting… READ THE REST
Between the pictures from your vacation you need to send to your mother-in-law to the files you need to upload for the meeting tomorrow, your digital tasks are on overload, to say the very least. And with these, comes the need for various apps, cords, chargers, and then some. Quite frankly, it's hard to keep… READ THE REST