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Vintage Chart from 1884 Shows the Highest Buildings of the Old World

The Eiffel Tower just missed this one.

Change of Life Expectancy Around the World Between 1800 and 2015

Evolution of life expectancy in the world.

US Place Names That Were Created by Rearranging Letters

Etlah, Elroy, Sacul, Remlap.. all US place names that were rearranged from something else.

Street Network Orientation of Major Cities

City street networks from most-ordered/gridded (Chicago) to most-disordered (Charlotte).

Worldwide Earthquake Density Map

The major fault lines are clearly visible.

The Amazon Fires Are So Big They Can Be Seen from Space

NASA has released images from space showing the incredible extent of the fires.

280,000 Ship Log Entries Show Where Naval Powers Cruised between 1740-1855

Which routes ships frequented in the old days.

Insufficient Sleep in US Counties

Do you get enough sleep in your county?

The Seal Map of Scotland

Human seal sightings in Scotland.

The Oldest Businesses Still in Operation

When your shop sign says 'Anno 578.'

Here Are the Worst & Safest Countries for Solo Female Travel in 2019

Worth checking out. Some surprises there.

Map of Michigan’s Fruit Belt

Why this US region is unique for fruit production.
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