Daily Archives: January 14, 2014

Fascinating side-by-side video simultaneously shows London in 1927 and 2013

Tweet This is Grade A travel/history/urban geek porn right here. Simon Smith got his hands on cinematographer Claude Friese-Greene’s restored color film footage from his UK tour in the 1920s, notably swinging past London’s top sites, and set to work reshooting identical scenes in 2013 using “modern equivalents of his…

European word translator rendered in map form is literally minutes of fun

Tweet I’m sure some bright and creative individual will find a productive use for this European Word Translator, which renders translations of one- and two-word phrases onto a map, that isn’t limited to speed-learning a bunch of naughty words. But for the rest of us, it’s a few minutes of…

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