The Welikia Project
June 22, 2011 9:05 PM   Subscribe

The Welikia Project goes beyond Mannahatta to encompass the entire city, discover its original ecology and compare it what we have today.
posted by Trurl (6 comments total) 20 users marked this as a favorite
My miniscule contribution to the US GDP is now rendered moot until Friday, at least.
posted by dogrose at 9:38 PM on June 22, 2011 [1 favorite]

That is pretty damn amazing. I can only imagine how much better it will get. Thanks for posting this!
posted by KevinSkomsvold at 10:26 PM on June 22, 2011

Awesome, today's Trurl post.

Hope tomorrow's is as good.

And the following day's. Also, the day after that.
posted by Sphinx at 12:04 AM on June 23, 2011

little known fact: these days, due to being both a 'migration trap' and the only place for escaped pets to go, central park is one of the top ten bird-watching sites on the planet. I have seen swans, peacocks, hummingbirds, cockatoos, hawks, and screech owls (which are damn cute btw), and a bunch of others, all in the same day...and i'm not really a's hard not to notice...
posted by sexyrobot at 12:29 AM on June 23, 2011 [1 favorite]

mek: "Eric Sanderson's TED talk on Mannahatta."

That's one of my favorite TED talks, ever.

Trurl, thanks for this. :)
posted by zarq at 7:27 AM on July 12, 2011

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