Adam didn't name them all?
Note: I don't care if you can spot a nickel from across the street, there's no way you can read this. Click HERE to see the whole map in it's full-res glory and getcha learn on.
This is a map showing the origin/meaning of all countries' names. Honestly, I have no idea if it's accurate or not because I don't know anything about things like this. You see, I prefer to save my brain-space for more important stuff like, oh I don't know -- MARGARITAS. Which -- who knew Mexico meant 'Navel of the Moon'? Sure beats 'Some Planet's Butthole'! *ahem* Greenland.
Origins of the names of every country [reddit]
Thanks to Shenanigans, who still wants an island named after him. Me? I'm shooting for a drink. Something with a little umbrella.
Note: No, it's not a Moby Dick/Cthulhu lovechild (although I've heard those do exist!), it's a visual history of science fiction. Click HERE to see the thing in full-res and get your history lesson on.
This is the visual history of science fiction as created by Ward Shelly (n... / Continue →
Wind Maps is a website that allows you to see the current (or past) wind patterns in the U.S. This picture doesn't really do it justice because on the website all those little lines are moving in spirals and being all trippy. It's something you could definitely get high and w... / Continue →
But I wasn't! Multi-Touchâ„¢
For the second time, Apple was denied a trademark for the term 'multi-touch' by the US Patent and Trademark Office after the Appeal Board upheld the original rejection. God, move on bro -- she doesn't want you!
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