Monday, September 24, 2012

I didn't expect the world to be so big

This is just really amazing. A cartoon that is much bigger than you first realize. Pretty neat.

I used the Google Map version at the bottom.
I didn't expect the world to be so big:
Xkcd Big World

Today's XKCD must have taken Randall several years to draw...if you click and drag, it goes on forever. Or not quite forever, but Dan Catt did some figuring and:
Ok, so the XKCD map printed at 300dpi is around 46 foot / 14 meters wide, half that at magazine 600dpi quality.
Here's a better Google Maps-like way to explore the entire world.