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Would You Feel Comfortable If Your Child Was In A Relationship With X?

<i>Maps created by reddit user bezzleford</i><p>The maps above show how Europeans feel about their children being in relationships with people from different …

Relationships

Google Map Style Game of Thrones Westeros

<i>Map created by reddit user selvag.</i><p>The map above shows the entire <i>‘Known World’</i> from Game of Thrones including Westeros and Essos in a Google map style.<p>…

Game of Thrones

Most Common Surnames in Italy By Region

<i>Map found via reddit, originally from Italianismo</i><p>The map above shows which surnames (last names) are most popular in each Italian region. Although, …

Travel

Legal Status of Jews By European Country Around 1500

<i>Found via reddit</i><p>The map above gives a very general overview of the legal status of Jews in various major European countries around the year …

Ottoman Empire

Palestine's West Bank Archipelago

<i>Map created by Julien Bousac</i><p>The map above shows what Palestine’s West Bank would look like if all non-Palestinian land suddenly turned into water.<p>All …

West Bank

Relative Size of US States Based On Electricity Consumption In 1921

<i>Map by Literary Digest and found via Reddit</i><p>The map above shows which US states used the most electrical energy for both light and power in 1921. …

Maps

14 Best Ticket To Ride Board Game Versions & Expansions

Ticket to Ride is the ultimate game for people who love trains and board games.<p>However, did you know that there more than a dozen versions and …

Board Games

11 Fun Star Wars Board Games You Need To Play

If you love Star Wars, you’re bound to love the board games below.<p>Some, such as Rebellion and Armada, are brand new stand-alone board games, whereas …

Star Wars

10 Pandemic Board Game Versions & Expansions Ranked Best To Worst

Pandemic is one of the more popular map based strategy board games around.<p>In fact, Pandemic Legacy: Season 1 is currently the best rated game on …

Board Games

9 Game Of Life Board Game Versions You Haven't Tried

Hasbro’s The Game of Life is a modern classic just like Monopoly, Risk or Catan.<p>And just like those games there a many different alternative versions …

21 Unique Monopoly Board Game Versions You Can Buy Online

Monopoly is one of the most popular board games of all-time. And that popularity has translated into countless different versions, editions and …

Board Games

11 Best World Globes For Kids & Children

Looking for the perfect kids globe for your child or children? Below we look at 11 wonderful educational globes that will hopefully spark a lifelong …

Maps

7 Cool Globe Drinks Cabinets & Bars Your Can Buy Online

Looking for the perfect globe drinks cabinet or bar? Well the options below are some of the best you can buy online and are all available from Amazon.<p>…

Alcohol

New York’s Pneumatic Tube Mail Network Map

<i>Map by Kate Ascher published in The Works: Anatomy of a City</i><p>The map above shows New York’s Pneumatic Tube Mail Network, which operated between 1897 …

London

Top 10 Most Popular Explorer & Landranger Ordnance Survey Maps

If you’re not British, or spent much time in the United Kingdom, you may never have heard of the Ordnance Survey.<p>The Ordnance Survey is Britain’s …

England

Most Commonly Used Currency Unit Names Around The World

<i>Map created by Szqecs via Wikimedia</i><p>The map above shows the most common names of currency units used around the world. It’s not just Americans who …

Congo

Olympus Mons (Mars) Largest Volcano In The Solar System Compared to France

<i>Created by amapaday</i><p>Olympus Mons is the tallest mountain and largest volcano on any planet in the solar system.<p>Its height from base to peak is <b>21.9 km</b> …

Planets

Land Reclamation in the Netherlands 1300 Vs 2000

Map created by reddit user Theman77777<p>The map comparison above shows what the land area of what makes up the Netherlands today, looked like in 1300 …

South China Sea

US State Highway Route Marker Shields

<i>Map found via reddit</i><p>The map above shows the different highway route marker shield designs used by each US state for their own state highways.<p>While …

Maps

Map Of The Number Of Official Languages Per Country

<i>Map originally posted on reddit</i><p>The map above shows the number of official languages each country has. As you can see the range is huge, from …

Linguistics

Interactive Pangaea Map With Modern International Borders

<i>Screenshot, see full interactive version below</i><p>One of our most popular maps is Pangaea With Current International Borders.<p>However, while it’s without …

Map Of The European Natural Gas Network

<i>Map created by ETH Zurich</i><p>The map above shows existing European natural gas pipelines in blue and planned pipelines in red. Large urban areas area …

Natural Gas

If European Borders Were Drawn By DNA Instead Of Ethnicity

<i>Map originally found on reddit</i><p>The map above shows what the borders of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa might look like if they were based on …

Anthropology

Flat Earth "Globe"

<i>Map created by John Krygier at Making Maps</i><p>The map above shows what a <i>“Globe”</i> of the Earth would look like if the Earth was flat.<p>Most people accept …

ZIP Code Prefixes In The United States

<i>Map created by reddit user spiderkid319</i><p>The map above shows US states by the first digit used in their ZIP codes. Not surprisingly, the numbers start …

Luxembourg Is Not A Microstate!

<i>Map created by reddit user issoweilsosoll</i><p>The map above shows how big Luxembourg is compared to Singapore, Andorra, Malta, Liechtenstein, San Marino, …

Roman Road Tube Map Circa 125 AD

<i>Map created by Sasha Trubetskoy</i><p>The map above is tube / subway style map of the major Roman roads around 125 AD. It is the amazing work of Sasha …

Map Showing How Airlines Divert Flights Around Syrian Airspace

<i>Map from flightradar24</i><p>The interactive map from flightradar24 above shows live flight locations for commercial civilian aircraft around the world.<p>When …

London Post Office Railway (AKA Mail Rail) Map

The map above shows the route of London’s Post Office Railway (better known as Mail Rail) in 1929. It operated beneath London’s streets from 1927 …