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Unusual and Imaginary Maps

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I found reference to the National Toilet Mapping Project, as well as some sites mentioned on Very Spatial such as the map of Springfield at Humbolt University. They also have links to the Lunar Real Estate Finder which matches up any address with its corresponding place on the moon, the starwars, startrek, narnia, lord of […]

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National Public Toilet Map

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Although at first glance the title of the article might seem humorous, it is very important. “The Australian Government has provided $31 million to the Department of Health and Ageing, since 1999 to fund the National Continence Management Strategy program.The National Public Toilet Map Project is apart of that strategy. The National Public Toilet Map […]

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Want to Visit Thames Town – Head to China

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Yes, that’s right. Chinese real estate developers have recreated an entire English town, dubbed Thames Town, in the Shanghai suburban area of Songjiang. It is complete with houses, pubs and shops and a stone bridge. The development cost over $600 million (US) and will support about 10,000 residents. It was in the news back in […]

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QGIS looking for sponsors

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The open source desktop GIS project, Quantum GIS, is looking for some support from its user community to help in the development of 0.8 and beyond. If you use QGIS and have a few dollars to spare head over and help out this great project. QGIS Community – Sponsorship Program