Inuit Cartography: A Coastline Map Carved out of Driftwood

In Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland), the Inuit people are known for carving portable maps out of driftwood to be used while navigating coastal waters. These pieces, which are small enough to be carried in a mitten, represent coastlines in a continuous line, up one side of the wood and down the other. The maps are compact, […]

Not your typical map: “Where is all the poop on the moon?”

Ever wondered what the astronauts that landed on the moon did with their waste? Well, they ditched them on the moon itself. It’s been nearly 50 years since the Apollo 11 moon landing. Neil Armstrong’s iconic footprint is still there, undisturbed; there’s no atmosphere, no wind on the moon to blow it away. But the […]

The Modem Dialup Sound, Visualised

Remember the dialup sound of your modem from back in the day? Those beeps and glitches aren’t just random garbage, but they’re the handshake between two modems trying to agree on which language they’ll be speaking to one another. Oona Räisänen has created this nice poster of a spectogram of said handshake, detailing what each […]

“Crowded Fields” – The Brilliant and Absurd Time-Lapse Photography of Pelle Cass

I like these photos by Pelle Cass, in which he composes several of the same shots on top of each-other. The contrast between the crowded fields (the name of this series) and the empty stands make this great. Booooooom: The Brilliant and Absurd Time-Lapse Photography of Pelle Cass →Pelle Cass: Crowded Fields →