geography

See What’s On The Opposite Side Of The World From You

When I was a kid, I remember grown-ups joking that any deep hole (that I was digging in a sandbox, perhaps) would go “straight down to China.” They were wrong, of course, and today you can answer the same question online with Antipodes Map.

Heatmap News Shows You What’s Going On Around The World

If you’re a news hound, there are plenty of apps and services out there to help you keep tabs on what’s going on around the world. Heatmap News does just that, with an added bonus: it maps out exactly where that news is happening.