Neatorama Posts Tagged "Geography"
6 Stops on the Hunt for the Holy Grail...

The Holy Grail is supposedly the cup that Jesus drank from at the Last Supper, on in some traditions, a cup used to catch his blood as He was crucified. It wasn't a sought-after relic until hundreds of years afterward, a...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/02/06/6-Stops-on-the-Hunt-for-the-Holy-Grail/
Every State in the US...

When you see a list of trivia about the states, you are sure to hear about the most famous facts; you know, the ones you've heard so many times. Wendover productions has some facts about all the 50 states, but these are...

http://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/31/Every-State-in-the-US/
Where’s the South?...

What states make up what Americans consider “The South”? It’s not so much climate as it is culture. I live in Kentucky, which was a slave state before the Civil War, but stayed with the Union. The peopl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/09/14/Wheres-the-South/
Correcting the Mercator Map...

You know how the Mercator Map makes Greenland look...  ...ed The True Size can help dispel those notions of geography that are so ingrained. Type in a nation and drag...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/06/05/Correcting-the-Mercator-Map/
The Geographical Oddity of Null Island...

If you were to do a Google search for Null Island, you’d find it has a website, a Wikipedia entry, a Twitter account, and plenty of maps. That’s pretty impressive -for a place that doesn’t exist. Null I...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/05/10/The-Geographical-Oddity-of-Null-Island/
How a Geologist Designed the Perfect App for the Window Seat...

(Photo: Raita Futo)You can look out the window on the airplane and see beautiful mountains, seas, islands, rivers, and more. What are you looking at? There's an app for that.Shane Loeffler, a geologist, developed Flyover...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/11/How-a-Geologist-Designed-the-Perfect-App-for-the-Window-Seat/
Irish People Try To Identify The American States...

In this video, people in Ireland try to identify states in the U.S. on a map. This should be funny, right? After all, they’re not even Americans, and there are a lot of states on that map. And this is from the same...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/02/Irish-People-Try-To-Identify-The-American-States/
Where the Streets Have No Name...

No Name Road can be found in Yazoo City, Mississippi. Noname Avenue is in Hackensack, Minnesota, and No Name Boulevard is in Longmont, Colorado. In fact, there are streets named like that all over the country. How did th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/15/Where-the-Streets-Have-No-Name/
How The World Looked When Jesus Was Born, According to Roman Geographers...

Yes, we do have world maps from the time Jesus was born. That’s mainly thanks to a geographer named Strabo, who was born at the edge of the Roman Empire, in what is now Turkey, about 64 BC. He was educated far beyo...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/17/How-The-World-Looked-When-Jesus-Was-Born-According-to-Roman-Geographers/
Maps of the Earth's Most Cursed Destinations...

Journalist and sailor Olivier Le Carrer released a...  ...ot maps and stories that appears to be catnip for geography nerds. It contains the stories of 40 unfortunate...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/14/Maps-of-the-Earths-Most-Cursed-Destinations/




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