I could have never imagined this could be possible: Watch this guy getting out of a London subway car and running all the way to next station to get back inside the same subway car. »
The London Underground secured a place in the pantheon of good graphic design with engineer Harry Beck’s topologic Tube Map from 1933. In addition to that icon, however, the transit system has a pretty substantial history of bringing top-notch visuals to the subterranean masses; posters promoting everything from the… »
Though it might look a lot like your typical circuit board on first glance, this board designed by Yuri Suzuki actually hides the London Underground Map in plain sight. As you look closer, you'll see all the resistors and components matching up to re-create the London Tube. »
This week is set to inspire information-overload: from tech news to lessons with a Drunken Master, we dare you to walk away without learning something new.
Half a century ago, it was a real pain in the ass to use the subway in London. So they added a "travelator"—not an escalator, mind you, but a climbing moving walkway. And London was pumped. »
TV is rapidly moving online. But you already knew that. What you don't know—because it's nearly impossible to tell—is exactly what shows are available online right now, where they're located, and what's worth watching. »
Harvard postdoctoral fellow Samuel Arbesman has created this beautiful subway map of our home galaxy, based on the original modern subway map—Harry beck's London tube. Can you spot the Sun? Zoom in. »