Note: Larger version HERE for a better view.
This is a world map of lightning strikes as measured in lightning flashes per square kilometer per year. And the winner is...the heart of Africa! Congratulations, now we need to find out a way to turn that into usable electricity. You know how they say lightning never strikes the same place twice? Well that's a lie. Because one time I was talking to this old-timer at the bar and he told me he'd been struck twice -- both times in the head. I believe him too. He said the second bolt made his pecker stop working, and that's not something you lie about to make people think you're cool.
A map of where lightning strikes most across the globe [io9]
Thanks to Rezah, who tried to harness lightning to cook a hotdog once but just set his arm on fire. Jesus, hold with a rubber glove next time!
Note: Larger version HERE in case you're convinced somebody in Uganda actually gives a shit about Googling "zombies". SPOILER: No. In Kenya, absolutely.
This is a map created by plotting the prevalence of Google interweb searches for the word "zombie" on Google Maps. Unsurp... / Continue →
Note: DD-size version of the map HERE.
To compliment the wiener one from last week, this is the world map of average breast cup sizes. Now I know what you're wondering, "GW -- what's your favorite cup?" Thanks for asking, I'm really into fruit cups. JOKING -- pudding all th... / Continue →
Note: Viagra'd version HERE.
This is a map of the world according to dangle-down dimensions. There's actually an interactive version HERE, where if you click around it'll give you a country's actual average in both centimeters and inches despite you typically measuring in mil... / Continue →