You are here: These are the areas which are currently available in the Encyclopedia Mythica. Click on one of the links below or use the quick-jump menu on the right to directly go to the area of your choice. Mythology The mythology area is divided in 6 geographical regions: Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East, and Oceania. Folklore Folklore from all over the world, including cryptozoology. Bestiary A bestiary with legendary and mythical creatures. Heroes The most famous heroes and heroines from many cultures, among which Greek, Japanese, and Norse. Image gallery Hundreds of images of deities, heroes, and creatures from many mythologies. Genealogy The genealogy tables of various pantheons and prominent Houses. Featured items Area with various interesting mythology and folklore related items, such as Witchcraft and the Arabian Nights.
Wind MapAn invisible, ancient source of energy surrounds us—energy that powered the first explorations of the world, and that may be a key to the future. This map shows you the delicate tracery of wind flowing over the US. The wind map is a personal art project, not associated with any company. We've done our best to make this as accurate as possible, but can't make any guarantees about the correctness of the data or our software. Please do not use the map or its data to fly a plane, sail a boat, or fight wildfires :-) If the map is missing or seems slow, we recommend the latest Chrome browser. Surface wind data comes from the National Digital Forecast Database. If you're looking for a weather map, or just want more detail on the weather today, see these more traditional maps of temperature and wind.
The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows20 interesting webcams that you can watch right nowMost people with Internet access have webcams these days, but did you know that there are real live cams from all over the world that you can watch? The voyeur in all of us will be happy to hear that you can peep in on amazing events, beautiful scenery, or even people who offer a real life webcam for your viewing pleasure. Here are our picks for the best live cams that are free and fascinating (and legal, of course). 1. Cat cams iPet Companion not only lets you view various cat shelters with your webcam, but you can also play with the cats using a set of interactive tools. 2. Hang out at the International Space Station, where you can catch live streams of the crew doing their thing and stunning views of Earth. 3. Take a quick and easy vacation by checking out the many live views from all over the world offered by Earth Cam—from scenic, relaxing beaches to Times Square, Earth Cam has something for everyone. 4. Drive Me Insane features a live cam inside a home, with interactive components.
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Brain-Melting AmalgamationsBe sure not to stare at these gifs too long or your brain will start to melt away. Motion designer Micaël Reynaud pushes us into a psychedelic haze with these "living" images. The photos from the piece above were taken by Michael Jang. via [Change the Thought]