Modern Science Map

Crispian Jago makes completely transparent attempts to get linked from blogs. This time it’s a metro-subway-style map of modern science was created to celebrate the achievements of the scientific method through the age of reason, the enlightenment and modernity showing scientists of the past 400 or so years.

Despite many of the scientific disciplines mapped having more ancient origins, He have restricted the map to modern science starting from the 16th century scientific revolution.


Politics of Pakistan Floods

This is a satellite picture of the devastating path of the Indus that has rendered 4 million homeless and affected 20 million. This NY Times imagery gives a bird’s eye view of the extent of the calamity. Putting the pieces of this devastation back would be a herculean task for any government. Especially a government that is seen to be ineffective and living at the mercy of Kayani and his cahoots in the Army. The Taliban have added to the woes of the people by proclaiming a war against foreign aid workers and ministers in the government.


Indian Cuisine Map: Taste of India

Food in India is an institution in itself. There are many countries where food is an important part of life, but why it is so in India.

India has been an important trading nation with traders coming to India from Europe, the Middle East and the Far East. The conquering and trading nations brought their own cuisine, and then added to this zest was the size of the country with different weather and climatic patterns which resulted in a huge variety of foods cooked in the most exotic fashion.