Spin-the-Globe: Old Version

Sometimes newer isn't always better, but it's a hard argument to make if we're talking about software. Upgrades are a fact of life and...

Accept a Challenge with Project 333

Project 333 is a minimalist fashion challenge that invites you to dress with 33 items or less for 3 months. Not included in this...

Spin-the-Globe: EHANG 184 is a Drone Designed to Carry Humans

The Ehang 184 is designed to carry a single person up to 10 miles. Forget self-driving cars, that's so 2015. Now a Chinese company is...

Spin-the-Globe: NukeMap Lets You Detonate a Nuke on Google Maps

Ever wondered about the destructive forces of radioactive fallout if a nuke was detonated in a location near you? Visitors to the NukeMap can...

Spin-the-Globe: Google Sheep View

Google Sheep View is a funky hobby website founded by Ding Ren, a photographer and professor based in Washington state, and Mike Karabinos, a...

The Builders of the Alaska Railroad

Anchorage was a city created to serve as the construction headquarters for the Alaska Railroad, a project implemented by the Alaska Engineering Commission. The...

Spin-the-Globe: The First 30 Videos That Played When MTV Launched in...

Chances are if you're over 40, you know exactly where you were when MTV launched on August 1, 1981. Most of us were still...

Spin-the-Globe: A Thank You Note to Strong Women

by Ann Midori | Thought Catalog The phrase ‘strong woman’ can conjure up images of the impenetrable action hero, but strength comes in many forms–physical,...

Spin-the-Globe: Jukebox at the Library of Congress

The National Jukebox is a free, searchable streaming jukebox of more than 10,000 historical recordings from the Library of Congress. This vast inventory was...

Anti-Corruption Glossary

To understand corruption, one must first understand the language people often use to bury the truth. Transparency International has created an anti-corruption glossary to...

Spin-the-Globe: 9 Ways to Call Someone a Liar

Today as we SPIN-THE-GLOBE we land on a website we think you'll find educational, entertaining and incredibly useful. The Oxford Dictionary probably sounds like...

AirMap Database for Unmanned Aircraft Operators

AirMap is a free, comprehensive digital map that allows unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operators to visualize the airspace around them, including areas where they...

Spin-the-Globe: Jack’s Joint & Stories of the Sea

Jack's Joint is a collection of more than 950 sea stories and tales of being a U.S. Coast Guard "Coastie" which was organized and...

1854: Chief Seattle’s Letter to the American President

The video below is a narration of Chief Seattle's Letter to the American President. As the story is told, in 1854 the "Great White...

The Sci-Fi Artwork of Simon Stalenhag

Simon Stalenhag is an artist based in the countryside of Stockholm, Sweden. He has been involved with a lot of different projects ranging from...

Spin-the-Globe: A Rare Interview with Portugal. The Man.

Follow PORTUGAL.THE MAN on Twitter We got our hands on a rare interview originally aired in Alaska. Grab a cup of tea and listen to...

The Chained Library

The Chained Library, which is really a library of books chained to shelves, is located inside the Hereford Cathedral in Hereford. It's one of...

Last Thing You’d See if Attacked by Nuclear Warhead

By David Cenciotti Whereas the are plenty of videos showing Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) being launched, few of them depict warheads hitting their targets. That’s why...

Spin-the-Globe: The Naturally Pink Waters of Lake Hillier

Lake Hillier is a lake on Middle Island, which is the largest of the islands and islets that make up the Recherche Archipelago, Western...

Isolated Caretaker Finds Creative Hobby

When Nicholas Alexiev III accepted a caretaker position at a remote Alaskan fishing lodge, he turned his extremely isolating experience into a series of...

5 Grains that Sustained Ancient Warriors

While ancient warriors ate a variety of fresh foods, armies maintained strength by consuming high quality grains on a daily basis. Grains had to...