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04-12-2019, 11:38   #31
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Pornhub Released a Detailed Map of the World's Porn Interests

(This is for 2017 and because I'm in work I have to be careful what I search for!)

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Geographic correlation between the location of the historic coal mining regions in England/Wales and Labour victories in the last UK general election.

https://assets1.bigthink.com/system/...tes.jpg?143205
I love that. I think about how our environment affects us quite a bit. Take car culture - in the US they're all about straight line speed, muscle cars, drag racing etc presumably related to long continental roads over flat plains. In Europe it's rally cars and formula one - all about the cornering in a continent of narrow roads, bridges, mountain passes etc.
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I love this interactive map from August relating to the UK exit...
How a no-deal Brexit threatens your weekly food shop
UK reliance on EU food imports is a major risk if the country crashes out of the union...
https://www.theguardian.com/politics...ekly-food-shop
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Loving this thread. Married, one child, showed my husband, he's fascinated by maps as well.

I got a present of an atlas for my 8th birthday (nearly 40yrs ago), a big hardback one. Still have it and love looking at the old borders and showing my kid that there used to be a country called Yugoslavia, and that Germany used to be 2 countries. Lots of other fascinating data too.

Stick around a while, you might actually learn something.

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04-12-2019, 12:06   #35
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Props to Tabnabs in the Maritime thread for these posts, but I think they are stunning maps.

1st is ships log entries from 1740 - 1855

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Seems as good a place as any to put this

2nd is a 1945 map drawn from ships logs.

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A map drawn from ships logs from 1945.

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04-12-2019, 12:13   #36
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MOD - This thread has potential, so lets leave the snide comments at the door please.
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04-12-2019, 12:16   #37
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Finland being the balls
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Here's the Earth's population divided in four. Each colour represents an equal amount of people.

Amazing.

The porn one is hilarious. Mad for the lesbians are the English speakers, and mad for the auld anal are those Russians.
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What really blew my mind was when I found out that the sizes of countries we see on standard maps of the world are very much distorted!

As the world is spherical we cannot truly represent it on a 2D map without some distortion. The standard map you will see uses the Mercator projection (one of many different types of projections). This distorts the map so that countries along the equator are shown a lot smaller in comparison to those nearer the poles which are exaggerated in size.

An excellent site that allows you to compare countries sizes to each other to get a more true representation is https://thetruesize.com/

Here is an example:


As you can see that when DRC is moved up to Europe and Greenland's position on the map, its size greatly increases.

The website is easy to use and gives you a far greater appreciation of the true size of countries along the equator!
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If your cock and balls are shaped like that then I’d suggest you visit a doctor.
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If your cock and balls are shaped like that then I’d suggest you visit a doctor.

Does yours not have loads of little mountain-like bumps on the top and a gaping "mouth" at the end? Weirdo.
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If your cock and balls are shaped like that then I’d suggest you visit a doctor.
The €1 coin has a much better “depiction”, if you ask me, J. Takes Norway out of the equation.

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irish railways 1906
Or there's the dwindling train services down through the years (1925-1975) in this gif. (Sorry it's a bit big. The other version was too small.)

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