Monday, October 26, 2015

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Introducing Chaos Life

This is a common experience from Chaos Life by A. Stiffler & K. Copeland

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Ninja GPS

I could have sworn I've posted an example of Bug Martini before (by Adam Huber)

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Introducing Atomic Robo

Atomic Robo is a webcomic about an atomic-powered robot invented by Nicola Tesla.  It often has maps.  This one is funny because it shows a character using a map like it's a mall directory rather than the map of the black market freighter in the middle of the Pacific as our heroes/fugitives prepare to re-assemble the titular character and (once again) save the world.

Other examples:

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Mercator truth

Many people have become so used to seeing the Mercator projection of the Earth that there's some confusion about actual sizes of different places on the planet.  Here's an interactive tool to help clarify things.

...and an article to help explain what's going on

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Rule 34

This might be a trigger warning for some.  And if you don't know about Rule 34, here's the explanation
Africa x South America

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Really high

From  This one seems a bit off.  Sure, the one astronoaut's looking the wrong way and his buddy is tapping him on the shoulder to turn around, but it just doesn't quite work somehow.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015


This visual trope is a bit familiar (scroll to bottom of that link).  This one is from an article about conservative Canadians screwing up privacy:


And isn't the first time we've had a comic involving urine

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Jefferson Grid

Thomas Jefferson established the square mile as a foundation for land law in the US.  This instragram account shows images of things found in 1-square-mile crops from Google Earth.  It's pretty:



Sunday, October 11, 2015

Water fall

Apparently some people thought this image/video was what the Earth would look like without water. 
I't actually just the geoid, which shows the shape of the Earth's surface where gravity is the same (exaggerated for visual effect)

This is what the Earth would look like without water (which we've seen before):
Earth without water

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Read it

Halcyon Maps brings you myriad beautiful maps of interesting things, like this map of literary genres

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Introducing OGLAF (Very NSFW)

While this particular example isn't too off-color, virtually every other episode of this webcominc,, is massively NSFW:
Snow Queen cookies.