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The Ultimate Bigot’s Calendar of the World

If you missed geography class in school here some maps to understand how the world looks! :)
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11 May 2012 05:34:00
Metro map: Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Jug Cerovic)

Metro map: Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Jug Cerovic)
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22 Apr 2014 08:24:00
Daniel Filip, Tech Lead Manager for Google Maps, carries the Trekker, a 15-camera device, while mapping the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu for Google Street View in Cuzco, Peru, August 11, 2015. (Photo by Pilar Olivares/Reuters)

Daniel Filip, Tech Lead Manager for Google Maps, carries the Trekker, a 15-camera device, while mapping the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu for Google Street View in Cuzco, Peru, August 11, 2015. (Photo by Pilar Olivares/Reuters)
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07 Dec 2015 08:02:00
An African Penguin holds a Valentine's Day card at the California Academy of Sciences on February 13, 2013 in San Francisco, California.  In honor of Valentine's Day, the colony of African Penguins at the California Academy of Sciences received heart-shaped red valentines with hand written messages from Academy visitors.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan)

An African Penguin holds a Valentine's Day card at the California Academy of Sciences on February 13, 2013 in San Francisco, California. In honor of Valentine's Day, the colony of African Penguins at the California Academy of Sciences received heart-shaped red valentines with hand written messages from Academy visitors. (Photo by Justin Sullivan)
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14 Feb 2013 10:12:00
An old locomotive train that was used for transporting coal is preserved as a monument at Ny-Alesund, in Svalbard, Norway, October 11, 2015. (Photo by Anna Filipova/Reuters)

An old locomotive train that was used for transporting coal is preserved as a monument at Ny-Alesund, in Svalbard, Norway, October 11, 2015. A Norwegian chain of islands just 1,200 km (750 miles) from the North Pole is trying to promote new technologies, tourism and scientific research in a shift from high-polluting coal mining that has been a backbone of the remote economy for decades. (Photo by Anna Filipova/Reuters)
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29 Jan 2016 13:19:00


Defined according to wikipedia it is “a recent and informal geologic chronological term that serves to mark the evidence and extent of human activities that have had a significant global impact on the Earth’s ecosystems. The term was coined by ecologist Eugene Stoermer but has been widely popularized by the Nobel Prize-winning atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen.”

The images here where created by Felix Pharand-Deschenes depicting how various human influences, from road and rail, to internet cables and airlines create significant patterns covering the Earth. What can we learn from these patterns in how they are influencing the environment
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19 Aug 2012 10:40:00
Ink on a 1977 road map of Germany. (Photo by Ed Fairburn/Rex Features)

A talented artist has created breathtaking intimate portraits by using detailed maps of the world as his canvas. Cardiff-based illustrator, Ed Fairburn, combines the patchwork of roads, terrains and rivers to for his unique sketches. Photo: Ink on a 1977 road map of Germany. (Photo by Ed Fairburn/Rex Features)
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07 Jun 2013 11:04:00


Head of European Prints, Severine Nackers holds a celestial Map of the Southern Sky by Albrecht Durer, at Sotheby's Auction House on March 25, 2011 in London, England. The two woodcut maps depicting the Northern and Southern skies circa 1515, are the earliest printed star charts of their kind ever published in Europe, and are expected to fetch between Ј120,000-180,000 GBP when they go on sale at the “London sale of Old Master, Modern and Contemporary prints” at Sotheby's Auction house on March 30, 2011. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
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25 Mar 2011 14:57:00