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A kind of map.

2013/08/17

Here’s last night’s (2013-08-16) Memo Of the Air show on KNYO-LP, ready to listen to right away and/or download and keep for free.

And here are some things to look at and/or listen to and/or think about, that I found mostly thanks to the fine websites to your right:

The longest straight line you can sail.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VpQwuGueeoA

Maps make sense of the world.
http://twistedsifter.com/2013/08/maps-that-will-help-you-make-sense-of-the-world/

…and of history.
http://media.boingboing.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/histomap1.jpg

Our sun, the heating system.
http://twistedsifter.com/2012/11/eruption-on-the-sun/

Tom the Dancing Bug’s Super-Fun-Pak Comic.
http://boingboing.net/2013/08/14/tom-the-dancing-bug-super-fu-7.html

Sweet Emma. Not giving you none.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhtG5YrQ-lY

…because: map.
http://www.buzzfeed.com/leonoraepstein/an-1830s-depiction-of-whats-inside-a-womans-heart

…Also, map.
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/map_of_the_week/2013/08/segregation_in_america_every_neighborhood_in_the_u_s_mapped_along_racial.html

A map of botched paramilitary police raids. Saskatchewan looks pretty safe.
http://www.cato.org/raidmap

The Dead Zone.
http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2013/08/gulf-of-mexico-dead-zone-growth

Lead.
http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2013/01/lead-crime-link-gasoline

This is a real place, not a made-up video game place.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/picturegalleries/9550531/Colourful-rock-formations-in-the-Zhangye-Danxia-Landform-Geological-Park.html

New cheap 25-language translator service/device the size of a matchbook. (It works through your cell phone and the cloud and uses something like Google Translate in real time.)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjyhPnd-AEI

An interesting story well told by the sort of person commonly derisively dismissed, i.e.: “Listen to what some PETA idiot is complainging about now.”  Warning: video demonstrates the cruelty to animals the man is on about, namely rodeo cowboys breaking a horse’s leg off by tripping it for fun.
http://boingboing.net/2013/08/14/cops-accidentally-record-thems.html#more-249906

With God on our side.
http://boingboing.net/2013/08/14/unseen-world-war-i-photos-ger-2.html

Programmable toy helicopters play the James Bond theme.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_sUeGC-8dyk

Where all the money went, and why.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTzMqm2TwgE

A contemptuous and savage culture.
http://wondermark.com/959/

…of octopockles.
http://www.motherjones.com/mixed-media/2011/10/occupy-wall-street-octopus-vampire-squid

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