The map above shows how big the Roman and Mongol Empires were at their respective peaks. The Mongols had the world’s largest contiguous land based Empire in history (and the second largest overall after the British), but just how much bigger was it than Rome?
The map above shows which countries/US states don’t require you to have a permit to buy a gun or other firearm. Yemen is allegedly the only country in the world where don’t need a permit to buy a gun no matter where you live.
This is followed closely by the United States where the majority of people live in states which don’t require a permit.
The map above shows the 2,774 miles (4,464 km) travelled by a lone wolf in North Minnesota over the course of 11 months. The data comes the Voyageurs Wolf Project via a GPS-collar that tracked locations every 20 minutes.
Tom Gable, Wildlife Biologist posted it on Reddit and also answered some questions you can read below:
The map above is a modern depiction of ancient Greek historian Herodotus’ view of the Ecumene (or oecumene), literally the the known or the inhabited world, in the 5th Century BC. And while obviously far from fully accurate it clearly shows Europe, Africa and Asia.