Language maps

Create all sorts of fun maps thanks to the folks at the MLA: map language-speakers by county, by zip code, and all sorts of other good stuff.  Pull-down menus and such let you re-draw the map according to your curiosity.  (The above map, FYI, is of Hungarian speakers by county.  I think.  Of course, handily, […]

When you absolutely, positively have to have a photo that’s 3626E6

Yotophoto is a handy-dandy photo searching site that lets you find quality free-use photos. Search by keywords, image size, image licenses or–and this is the clincher–color. (Hence the admittedly lame title.)


Online!  Flow-charts!  Boxes!  Arrows!  Lines! Make diagrams online with Giffy, then share ’em online or whatever.  Floor plans, generic diagrams, flow-charts, whatever you want, Giffy can help you make it. Handy, if you’re into that sort of thing.

Like GoogleMaps for Time

…but requiring just a little more mucking about.  Still, SIMILE’s Timeline is a potentially awesome tool.  Particularly if it’s user-friendlified a bit.  Right now it’s a bit like GoogleMaps, if GoogleMaps required you to draw all your own maps, plot distances, pinpoint natural landmarks, etc.