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Travellers beware: MOST DANGEROUS countries in world REVEALED - 15 Nov 2018
International SOS composed the travel risk map to advise travellers intending to travel to some of the riskiest countries in the world. Topping the most dangerous countries for security threats are Libya, Somalia, Yemen, Afghanistan, Sudan and Mali.
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Putting India on the world map

The Hindu - 16 Nov 2018
Anmish Varma brought home a gold medal from the World Kickboxing and Karate Union's Martial Art World Championships that was held in Athens, Greece, recently. He won the medal in adult male category. “I cannot describe the feeling of standing in a ...
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Clever GIF Shows How the World Map You Know Isn't Correct

My Modern Met - 23 Oct 2018
As most of us know, the world map we grew up with isn't exactly the most accurate vision of the world. Currently, the Mercator projection—which was created by Flemish cartographer Gerardus Mercator in 1569—is the standard map projection. Though we've ...
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Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Church Puts Nigeria On the World Map

Times Square Chronicles (press release) - 16 Nov 2018
How this Nigerian pastor has been evangelizing the world. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is the founder of Christ Embassy Church, or Believers' Loveworld Incorporated, he is also the author Rhapsody of Realities, a daily devotional and bible study-guide that ...
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Four 'invisible countries' that could redraw the world map

ABC News - 02 Nov 2018
No matter where you are on the Earth's landmass, you are almost certain to be in a country. But what makes a country a country? Agreed legal definitions are surprisingly loose, but an internationally recognised government, citizens, and the exclusive ...
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The 25 Most Stunning Names From The World Map

BabyGaga (blog) - 15 Nov 2018
For some parents, there's no place better to look for such names than a map of the world. Countless streets, cities, and even countries have been named after people. From Christopher Columbus being the namesake of Colombia to a small town street named ...
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Five countries hold 70% of world's last wildernesses, map reveals

The Guardian - 01 Nov 2018
Researchers from the University of Queensland (UQ) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have for the first time produced a global map that sets out which countries are responsible for nature that is devoid of heavy industrial activity. It comes ...
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Mercator Misconceptions: Clever Map Shows the True Size of Countries

Visual Capitalist (blog) - 09 Nov 2018
The continent of Africa takes a much more prominent position in this new, correctly-scaled map. Despite inaccurate visual features – or perhaps because of them – the Mercator projection achieved widespread adoption around the world. This includes the ...
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A Chef Draws a Map of the World, With Africa at the Center

New York Times - 30 Oct 2018
When your meal at Henry is over, you may wish you had been sent home with a world map showing the history of forced African migration and spice-trade routes. While it's going on, though, you generally flow with the inner logic the way you can get into ...
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World Map of Drinking and Climate Patterns (image)

EurekAlert (press release) - 14 Nov 2018
These graphs show Liters of Alcohol Intake Per Capita (top), Average Temperature (bottom left) and Average Amount of Sunlight (bottom right). Credit. Ventura?Cots et al. (2018). Hepatology, doi: 10.1002/hep.30315. Copyright John Wiley and Sons.
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Redrawing the Map: How the World's Climate Zones Are Shifting

Yale Environment 360 - 23 Oct 2018
Here we summarize some of the littler-known features that have shifted in the face of climate change and pulled the map out from under the people living on the edges. Everything about global warming is changing how people grow their food, access their ...
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Interactive map reveals World War One wreck sites

BBC News - 24 Oct 2018
An interactive map showing the location of more than 1,100 World War One wrecks has been created. It reveals wreck sites off the south coast of England of naval, passenger, troop and hospital ships plus airships and submarines. The four-year project ...
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Victims of deadly California fires mourned, Paradise wiped off map

Independent Online - 19 Nov 2018
Paradise, United States - The toll from the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California's history rose further on Sunday to 77, the sheriff's office said, after a vigil to honour the victims. "One human remain was located today," raising the ...

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