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Amusing Maps: Which one nails it? (Update 2)

January 21st, 2011 Comments off

So, back when Randall Munroe updated his blogo/social network-sphere map a couple of months ago, I decided to delve back into my posting of amusing maps floating around on the interwebs regarding geocentric ignorance. Well, Munroe has taken on the subject himself in an appropriately XKCD manner. Click the image to be redirected to XKCD for the larger look or click here for my Part One or over here for Part Two of my looks at amusing maps.

Updating Amusing Maps: Which One Nails It, Part Deux

December 28th, 2010 Comments off

A little over a year ago, I posted a series of some of the Web’s best entertaining maps.  These ranged from amusing stereotyped looking glasses of how people see the world to XKCD’s map of online communities.

A year later, Randall Munroe updated his map of online communities to include recent changes in the interwebs and I decided to go searching for some new, funny maps.  After the jump, I lead it off with Munroe’s latest.

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Amusing Maps: Which one nails it?

December 3rd, 2009 Comments off

If there’s one union that has been near seamless, it’s the internet with Photoshop, Paint, and pretty much any graphics program.  This is true with cartography, as well.  If there’s a map out there, someone has spoofed it.

But some of the more entertaining maps deal with satire of localized ignorance or stereotype… particularly when mocking America’s ego-centrism.  After the jump, I’ve collected some of the more entertaining ones I’ve come across while surfing the interwebs.

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My Palette Prefers Things Not Moving

November 17th, 2009 Comments off

Good grief. Two days after discovering the awfulness that is Live Lobster Sashimi (served in some Japanese restaurants — example after the jump — where the still alive lobster is forced to watch you eat its tail raw), the Chinese have invested a way of deep frying a fish’s torso while keeping the head alive so that the fish is still breathing while you’re eating its damn cooked flesh (again, video after the jump)

You’ve done enough, Asian cuisine. Have you no sense of decency, at long last? Have you left no sense of decency? You’re libel to start creating vegetarians.

Vegetarians certainly won’t like the below. For those who are just curious, click away. Read more…

ONN: Modern Warfare 3

November 12th, 2009 Comments off

Modern Warfare 3 looks kickarse.  While I haven’t had the chance to unbox MW2, I’m ready to order MF3 already.  Thanks for the look ahead, Onion News Network.

Ultra-Realistic Modern Warfare Game Features Awaiting Orders, Repairing Trucks

Jon Goff Hit from Sunday

November 10th, 2009 Comments off

Jonathan Goff did his best Chris Johnson imitation to Darren Sproles’ Dexter McCluster. This was from Sunday’s Giants’ loss to the Chargers.

Below is the original Chris Johnson hit that ended McCluster’s 2006 season for Ole Miss. Fortunately, it didn’t have any long term impact for Dex. Click through to watch. Read more…