Tag Archives: Wired

British Soldiers’ Inventories 1066 – 2014

Soldiers have always carried a lot of equipment and gear into battle, to help them deal damage, survive damage, and generally survive whilst out in the field. Thom Atkinson has a collection of excellent photos of what British soldiers carried … Continue reading

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Spiders & Insects Eating Each Other

The insect world is a weird, wonderful, and wildly violent place to exist in. Spiders and insects use a variety of different methods to eat each other, and photographer Nicky Bay has captured many of these in some truly excellent … Continue reading

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Age Of Buildings In Map Form

Question: What can you produce when you are curious about the age of buildings in your neighbourhood? Answer: Absolutely stunning maps (Wired). That is precisely what Justin Palmer did after he found a dataset containing the age of all the buildings … Continue reading

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1190: Time

I’m a big fan of the xkcd webcomics, and the creator behind them, Randall Munroe, outdid himself with an ambitious project simple entitled “Time“. It started out as a simple image, of a stick man and woman sitting together on the … Continue reading

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Films Laid Out As Vintage Treasure Maps

Andrew DeGraff has created some brilliantly detailed maps showing the journey characters take and the locations they visit in some great classic adventure films. Over at Wired, they have a collection of nine of the maps, including the one above. … Continue reading

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Direct Imaging Of Covalent Bond Structure

“For the first time, scientists have visually captured a molecule at single-atom resolution in the act of rearranging its bonds. The images look startlingly similar to the stick diagrams in chemistry textbooks.” (Wired) These new images (published in Science) of … Continue reading

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Wired Space Photo Of The Day

Wired are running a brilliant Space Photo of the Day series. Similar to Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD), Wired’s version has a fantastic picture coupled with an explanation of what you’re seeing. Keep it bookmarked, and check out a … Continue reading

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