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  1. SubscriberPonderable
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    03 Mar '15 12:16
    A thread for posting links to interesting maps.

    we begin with a map of the CDC showingh the occurnce of plague in the past decades:

    http://www.cdc.gov/plague/maps/index.html
  2. Subscribersonhouse
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    03 Mar '15 13:21
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    A thread for posting links to interesting maps.

    we begin with a map of the CDC showingh the occurnce of plague in the past decades:

    http://www.cdc.gov/plague/maps/index.html
    So the gist of that is don't move to Albuquerque....
  3. In your face
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    03 Mar '15 21:49
    The post that was quoted here has been removed
    So if you want to stay young, stay away from Germany and Japan.
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    04 Mar '15 12:59
    A Tube map showing what the stations might have been called had the Tube been built in mediæval times:
    http://londonist.com/2014/12/the-medieval-tube-map.php
  5. SubscriberPonderable
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    09 Apr '15 14:431 edit
    and new reaserch on what is living on our bodies:

    http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2015/03/26/1424409112.full.pdf

    Even if you don't understand all the science, the pictures are instructive I hope 🙂
  6. SubscriberPonderable
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    13 Apr '15 09:27
    on Ice volume change in antarctica:

    http://scitechdaily.com/antarctic-ice-shelves-rapidly-thinning-study-reveals-18-percent-decrease-in-thickness/
  7. SubscriberPonderable
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    26 May '15 13:33
    and one on continetal shifts (and a nice article):

    http://scitechdaily.com/the-mystery-of-indias-rapid-move-toward-eurasia-80-million-years-ago/
  8. SubscriberPonderable
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    22 Jul '15 09:17
    and another one for the sex distribution. The aarticle is also very insightful:

    http://qz.com/335183/heres-why-men-on-earth-outnumber-women-by-60-million/
  9. SubscriberKewpie
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    23 Jul '15 08:42
    Location of the population of Australia:

    http://www.theguardian.com/news/datablog/ng-interactive/2014/dec/22/the-most-detailed-map-of-australian-population-density-ever

    One decent tsunami travelling westward across the southern Pacific Ocean could halve Australia's population with very little effort.
  10. SubscriberPonderable
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    20 Aug '15 13:22
    old chestnut? Distribution of Castanea sativa in Europe:

    http://www.euforgen.org/fileadmin/templates/euforgen.org/upload/Documents/Maps/JPG/Castanea_sativa.jpg
  11. SubscriberPonderable
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    21 Aug '15 12:001 edit
    and a map of Ireland from 140 AD, created by Ptolemäus who lived in Egypt!

    http://media.irishcentral.com/images/MI+PTOLEMYS+MAP+OF+IRELAND++c+140+AD.jpg
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