An interactive map of places with slightly dirty names

Here's a delightful bit of immaturity to add to your Saturday. Geographer Gary Gale has created an interactive map pinpointing the Vaguely Rude Place Names of the World, so you'll never be lost for the location of Intercourse, Pennsylvania, or Wet Beaver Creek, Arizona. If you enjoy a little geographical innuendo, it's … » 2/09/13 2:00pm 2/09/13 2:00pm

Interactive Lord of the Rings timeline shows exactly where in Middle…

If you've spent hours flipping back and forth between the J.R.R. Tolkien's maps of Middle Earth and the prose in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, then take some time with Emil Johansson's interactive chronology of the series, which lets you hover over an event and see just where it took place. » 7/07/12 2:30pm 7/07/12 2:30pm

A massive cross-section map of the Walled City of Kowloon

As you may have noticed, we're obsessed with the Kowloon Walled City. Prior to the labyrinthine city's demolition, a Japanese research team drew up this huge cross-section map. It's in Japanese, but it's nonetheless astounding. [Deconcrete via William Gibson] » 1/03/11 1:30pm 1/03/11 1:30pm