ways of looking at the world

I was alerted to this really interesting collection of pictures which show the ‘real world atlas’.

For instance, here is a map showing war deaths from 1945 – 2002: “The most deaths as a percentage of the population occured in Cambodia, followed by Timor-Leste, Angola, Rwanda, North Korea and Afghanistan.”


Also fascinating whilst also horrific are the maps showing wealth distribution, from 1AD, 1900 AD, and a projection for 2015, just look at the projection for the whole of Africa!



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