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Tag: Maps

Daily Links

Who Wants to Live Forever? – Married happy-go-lucky outdoors-loving sex-mad hippy party-girls in senior management with cats. Apparently.

What If the EU Had 28 Member States With Equal Populations? – Rearrange the borders and build a new Europe!

Paul Ryan’s Long Con – An interesting article from Vox on this failed poster boy for an almost sane GOP.

See How Your Take Home Pay Compares to Workers Around the World – An unwieldy title for an interesting infographic.

[Photo by Fabian Blank on Unsplash]

Daily Links

Language anxieties: A long decline – A cute article over at the Economist, detailing the eternal fear of the decline of language.

21 Photographers Doing Whatever It Takes to Get the Perfect Shot – Cute collection of some daredevils and proud-free hobbyists pursuing their passion.

Internet slang meets American Sign Language – Looking at the spread of new signs to meet the needs of modern language.

24 Food Puns for the United States – Cute photography project playing wordy puns on the USA.

25 maps that explain the English language – Fascinating little collection of maps in some way detailing the growth, development and spread of the English language, including familial relations and modern day imports. One even offers a comparison of the vocabulary found in rappers’ lyrics alongside the works of Shakespeare or Moby Dick.

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