Interactive Hipster Map of Melbourne

If you are interested in hipster, and is living in / going to Melbourne, you must not miss this interactive map, which has pinpointed around 150 locations that hipsters can visit in Melbourne (include restaurants, cafes, bars, boutiques).

Interactive Hipster Map of Melbourne

You can mouse click the icons to see basic information in the popup box.

This interactive map can be improved in following ways:

Circular Rail Maps for Sydney and Melbourne

A London designer, Maxwell Roberts, has prepared schematic maps for rail systems in Sydney and Melbourne based on the geometry of concentric circles.
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Maxwell Roberts is a London psychologist who has created a series of circular schematics of transit systems in various cities, including London, New York, Berlin, and Tokyo. Maxwell was surprised the amount of cities can be fitted to the design rules and the results are often spectacular from an aesthetic point of view.

We have introduced a London tube map with attractions before that we can find that tube / transit system maps can be used in various way with different designs. You may now utilizing your city’s transit system maps (e.g. metro maps, bus maps, train maps) to create your personalized maps for particular use.

Custom Google Map: Falling Fruit – Time to Shake the Trees

An interactive custom Google Map has been created for displaying the locations where fruits and veggies are free for taking.

The map was created by Caleb Philips and Ethan Welty, who are the avid foragers, in March. There are thousands location has been pinned on the Google Map, and you can see the clustering number when you zoom out the map. You can see the location details by zooming in and click on the marker. Detailed information, e.g. type of plants, best season to pluck the produce, a link to the species profile on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s website, and any additional advice of accessing the location are also being displayed in the infobox.

Since there are countless locations for getting the falling fruit, people are always welcome to provide locations and information, and contribute to the map content. If you have any idea about this topic, you are welcome to play a role in creating this crowdsourced map.interactive-custom-google-map-falling-fruit