As the map above shows, Germany’s famous Autobahns are some of the only roads in the world without a speed limit. However, there are two other places where drivers can drive as quickly as they’d like.
Chris Durso and his 8 year-old son have created a punny series maps collectively titled The Foodnited States of America.
While not all the states are created from a food item you’d associate with them, they’re all quite clever.
Below are a few of my favourites:
However, looks can be deceiving since there are some pretty key differences between Westeros and the British Isles. Here are just a few:
The UN estimates that there were 232 million people living outside their country of birth in 2013, roughly 3.2% of the world’s population. To put this in perspective, if migrants formed one country, it would be the world’s 5th most populous.
The map above uses the UN’s Trends in International migrant stock: By destination and origin report to look at the most popular destination for migrants FROM each country.
LA commuters may soon be trading in their cars for boats and/or learning how to swim if they still want to make it into work on time. The reason is that most of Los Angeles will find itself underwater if all the world’s ice caps, sheets and glaciers melt.
And while the Los Atlantis map above is a tongue-in-cheek look at this somewhat unlikely scenario, there is a scientific basis to it.