I’m sure we all know that flat maps distort the size of land and sea boundaries, as we move north it looks bigger.
We’ve even looked at globes where the relative size between countries is easy to spot.
Still, we see the flat image all the time, so that reality slips from our consciousness, despite knowing what the globe tells us.
This evening I came across a very cool video that compared various countries by relative sizes.
Starting it I thought I was prepared. The hell. I was surprised at how surprised I was by some of the revelations.
How the World Map Looks Wildly Different Than You Think
For a good time, take a peek