(via A Map of all the Places in the U.S. Where Nobody Lives - Jenny Xie - The Atlantic Cities)
lovely paragraph from a lovely book on Flickr.
(via San Joaquin Valley sinking as groundwater stores are depleted - Our Region - The Sacramento Bee)

omnivorous species are more resilient to fire probably due to their ability to adapt their dietary habits to available food resources, which vary between burnt and unburnt areas.

contrails are NOT “chemtrails”

This doesn’t mean they’re awesome. (They contribute to warming, and wreck nature photos.)

American English is Changing Fast (by David Pakman Show)

A tour of the British Isles in accents (by Philip Barker)

this is some of the most wonderful geographic journalism I’ve seen

route of the Lincoln Highway