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Ocean Beneath Asia

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Have you ever heard of Atlantis being called the land beneath the ocean? Well how about an ocean beneath the land? Apparently researchers have found a sizable blob of water beneath Asia. It’s about the size of the Arctic Ocean and the yet another lovely byproduct of plate tectonics. Apparently it also serves a critical […]

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GSAG podcasts

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Over the next few weeks Sue and I, as board members of the AAG’s Graduate Student Affinity Group, are doing a few preconference podcasts on the conference/roadshow feed. We will be talking to organizers of grad student oriented sessions. Just a heads up before the shows start appearing on the blog.

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Top 11 Underground Systems in the World

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Part two of our two part expose of the World’s Great Subways is this great article detailing the Top 11 Underground Systems in the World. If you’ve every had a hankern’ to travel the world to see it’s underground wonders, this is the site for you. Rather nice pictures of each of the Underground systems […]

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Subway Maps From Around The World

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Ever have an upcoming trip to (INSERT CITY NAME) and think, “Wow, I hate taking cabs. I wish I knew how to use the subway system in (INSERT CITY NAME FROM ABOVE HERE)!” Well here’s a great site for you! This site has gone through the trouble to scan in digital copies of all the […]

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Virtual Worlds 2007

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I was catching up on my metaverse news this morning, and realized I missed the announcements about Virtual Worlds 2007, a conference about the future of Virtual Worlds in a number of areas, including entertainment and marketing. Now, opinions may be divided about Virtual Worlds like Second Life, but if you look at the speakers […]

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Common Sense and Scavenger Hunts

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Some people don’t like scavenger hunts such as geocaching and the old fashioned clues and X marks the spot map because participants sometimes ignore common sense or courtesy. Some of the problems are caused by poor planning on the part of organizers. What was Cadbury Schweppes thinking when they organized a scavenger hunt that included […]