40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World
Posted: 19 August 2013 10:11 PM   [ Ignore ]
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40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World
 
This is more fascinating than you might think. Worth a look.


 
Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

 

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Posted: 20 August 2013 09:47 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Kind of surprising how Japan has the second most number of McDonalds.  Thought it would’ve been something like Canada.


Map 6 of Pangae was… interesting.  Wish there were more like those

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Posted: 20 August 2013 10:28 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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And I am surprised that the average age of first intercourse in Nigeria is 19. I mean, I am not really surprised since this cannot possibly be true.

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Posted: 20 August 2013 10:33 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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I tried to open the “flags of the World” site but it took me to a site called “map porn”? It might be my IPad though. I’ll try it on my laptop later. Overall it Looks like an interesting source.

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Posted: 20 August 2013 10:49 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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Oh, I feel stupid. Just figured it out. If you haven’t looked at it yet, check out the Map showing the river systems that feed into the Mississippi river. Awesome.

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Posted: 20 August 2013 02:54 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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I knew there were several reasons I like Northern Europe so much.

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Posted: 20 August 2013 05:05 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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George - 20 August 2013 10:28 AM

And I am surprised that the average age of first intercourse in Nigeria is 19. I mean, I am not really surprised since this cannot possibly be true.

The answers to the survey come from individual testimony.It’s hard to say whether it’s true for any of them. Americans and Europeans probably also overestimate their age, especially girls. It’s not something thatis easily substantiated.

One of my husband’s publishing colleagues wrote this:

“It IS good. You can even extrapolate from the various maps that if you’re from Iceland, you’ve had sex at age 15, but enjoyed 26 weeks maternity leave, and then became a researcher with a hard core coffee habit. grin


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Posted: 20 August 2013 06:29 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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At the bottom of the page is a link to “50 perfectly timed photos”

There are some really cool photos there.

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Posted: 20 August 2013 10:08 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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Coach is the highest paid public job in many states? That’s surprising and unsurprising at the same time.

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Posted: 21 August 2013 05:25 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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Coach is the highest paid public job in many states? That’s surprising and unsurprising at the same time.

That’s not at all surprising mike. Most Coaching contracts are considered as supplemental and added to an already existing salary whereas collegiate contracts are usually based on the coach’s reputation and are negotiable, e.g. Alabama’s coach Nick Saban makes over 5 million.  Pro sport coaches the same only their salaries are weeeell above the others.

 

http://www.coacheshotseat.com/SalariesContracts.htm


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Posted: 03 September 2013 08:56 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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I.J. Abdul Hakeem - 20 August 2013 09:47 AM

Kind of surprising how Japan has the second most number of McDonalds.  Thought it would’ve been something like Canada.


Map 6 of Pangae was… interesting.  Wish there were more like those


No…we just have the most Tim Hortons donut shops in the world!

And a lot of beavers.

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