Sunday Link List for 22nd September 2013

PDF showing the complete UK rail network
http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/css/Network_Rail_national_map.pdf
I'm a sucker for maps and while this isn't as elegant as the London Underground map, it's nicely done.

Wonderful underwater photography
http://www.pinterest.com/hisarahlee/sarah-lee-photo-gopro/
Sarah Lee claims all these pictures were taken with a GoPro. It's certainly a great camera but there's clearly been a fair bit of post-processing. That aside, great photos.

How Atari box art turned 8-bit games into virtual wonderlands
http://www.theverge.com/2013/9/19/4716444/how-atari-box-art-turned-8-bit-games-into-virtual-wonderlands
While I never had an Atari until the ST (which was long after they stopped making the ST), I have fond memories of game box art. I remember finding it all very evocative, and nearly always hand-drawn. Proper art.

CrossFit's Dirty Little Secret
https://medium.com/p/97bcce70356d
The more I read about CrossFit the more I find it abhorrent and frankly dangerous. It seems to encourage the over-competitive need to prove oneself that I despise as well as being bad for your health.

Cymbol
http://cymbol.org.uk/
Created by a friend-of-a-friend. I fail to see how this is any different than any other geo-coding photo app aside from the 'emotions'. But we'll see.


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