Thursday, February 15, 2007

Location, location, location

Maps of War is an interesting site that contains 90-second Flash movies that show geographical changes and influences over thousands of years, based on specific topics. The first one I came across was the history of who has controlled the middle east over time. Funny how the middle east is always the place to be.



The next one I found rather interesting was the geographical history of religion:

3 Comments:

At 7:57 PM, Blogger Cathy with a C said...

Thanks, Jon, for posting these. I found them very interesting!

Hope you're surviving the ice and snow. My back is still a little sore from shoveling.

Cathy

 
At 8:02 AM, Blogger SpaceCowboy said...

You're quite welcome, Cathy. I was really impressed with the concise nature of how they put these together.

We didn't get hit too badly over here. The storm eventually turned into freezing rain, so the snowfall was kept to a minimum (enough for plowing, of course).

 
At 10:19 PM, Anonymous Ladydi said...

Very cool videos, indeed. Makes one really think about where we're all heading, figuratively, that is....or geographically too one day???????

 

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