René Scheffers

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40 maps that explain World War I

by Zack Beauchamp, Timothy B. Lee and Matthew Yglesias on August 4, 2014<p>One hundred years ago today, on August 4, 1914, German troops began pouring over the border into Belgium, starting the first major battle of World War I. The Great War killed 10 million people, redrew the map of Europe, and …

Sony Kapoor on Twitter: "Fascinating! The political leanings of Europe’s various regions… h/t @TheEconomist http://t.co/MXFq8bn9mI"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>SonyKapoor</b><p>You forgot the N-VA “@<b>SonyKapoor</b>: Fascinating! The political leanings of Europe’s various regions… h/t</b> …

World War II Led to a Revolution in Cartography. These Amazing Maps Are Its Legacy.

More Americans came into contact with maps during World War II than in any previous moment in American history. From the elaborate and innovative …

سلطان سعود القاسمي on Twitter: "The Tareq Rajab Islamic Calligraphy museum in Kuwait City. The founder is a pioneer of art & culture in the Gulf http://t.co/zBKY7TZ4sc"

Vintage Dutch Safety Posters

Lasch Veilig<p>Weld safely (with old-timey spelling of weld) E. Lukàcs, 1939<p>Alcoholgebruik vermeerdert de kans op ongevallen<p>Alcohol use increases the …

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40 maps that explain the Middle East

40 maps that explain<br>the Middle East<p>40 maps that explain the Middle East<p>by Max Fisher on March 26, 2015<p>Maps can be a powerful tool for understanding the world, particularly the Middle East, a place in many ways shaped by changing political borders and demographics. Here are 40 maps crucial for …