Fire Tracker, KPCC 89.3 FM's tool for following and researching California wildfires, contains fire information displayed by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection - also known as CalFire - which protects more than 31 million acres of California's privately-owned wildlands and provides emergency services in 36 of the State's 58 counties.
The Library of Babel is a 1941 short story by Jorge Luis Borges, depicting a a universe in the form of a vast library containing all possible 410-page books of a certain format and character set. It's a wonderful meditation on infinity, reality, cabalistic reasoning, and labyrinths.
The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system map is a familiar sight to Bay Area residents and area travelers. Being such an iconic image, it's creators are relatively unknown. After numerous BART trips and views of the BART system map over the years, I finally noticed a small icon in the corner of the map indicating it's creators.
Pantheon has put together a great "History of Website Development" infographic in recognition of the 20 years since CERN's "original website" was launched, and to celebrate it's launch of Multidev Cloud Development environments.
Survival Notes is a blog archive dedicated to providing knowledge and information about water, food, shelter, and survival basics, as well as videos about survival techniques.
The Survival Notes website features a Wordpress Content Management System and Google Adsense ad placements.