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If you are studying weather, and how wind impacts weather, don't miss this site. Students are able to turn the globe, and see the wind patterns where they live. Really, this is pretty awesome!

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Dots 22.0

// Minimalist Graphic Design / Mark Pearson / Dots #Gif #Motion #Animation

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22 maps and charts that will surprise you

22 maps and charts that will surprise you - this is so cool!

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How One Guy in Oregon Made the Best U.S. Map You’ll Ever See

The Greatest Paper Map of the United States You’ll Ever See.

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See current wind, weather, ocean, and pollution conditions, as forecast by supercomputers, on an interactive animated map. Updated every three hours.

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Why Time Slows Down When We’re Afraid, Speeds Up as We Age, and Gets Warped on Vacation

Cartographies of Time: A Visual History of the Timeline | Brain Pickings Discus chronologicus by German engraver Christoph Weigel, published in the early 1720s, is a paper chart with a pivoting central arm. Rings represent kingdoms, radial wedges represent centuries, and the names of kingdoms are printed on the moveable arm.


Frozen smoke.

Aerogel, also know as frozen smoke, is the world’s lowest density solid, clocking in at 96% air. If you hold a small piece in your hand, it’s practically impossible to either see or feel, but if you poke it, it’s like styrofoam. It supports up to 4,000 times its own weight and can withstand a direct blast from two pounds of dynamite. It’s also the best insulator in existence.

USA Poster by Rachel Ann Austin // "Archival print on premium matte paper. A sweet and simple USA map with everything from rain clouds to moose to tornadoes. Perfect for the little ones or map lovers in your life. The print is unframed and comes in a clear print bag and backed with stiff foaamcore. Image size fits perfectly in a 11 x 14 standard frame"

it's a map of the US. might look familiar because it was created by a guy who also makes things for target and the cartoon network.

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Can You Find Yourself on This Amazing Map of America?

Map of every person in America