If Sam and Frodo had had this Google Map of Middle Earth, their journey would likely have been a lot easier than the one in the Lord of the Rings. Created by Mark Crosby the map has all sorts of wonderful additions.
Ever think London’s tube map looks confusing? Now imagine trying to use it, but you couldn’t easily distinguish between the colours of each line.
Well for hundreds of thousands of colour blind Londoners, this is their reality each and every day.
Depending on where you live, football and soccer can refer to completely different games. For example, in America football refers to American football whereas in the UK it refers to association football, which in America would be called soccer.
The map above shows the world’s military camouflages. It’s based on the country’s primary camo and does not taken into account different branches of the military in each country. Moreover, the original map creators are aware that there are a few inaccuracies and out-of-date designs included.
What if Hitler and the Nazis had won World War II? This is perhaps the greatest historical ‘what if’ of all time. The map above shows just how close they came.
This has led both novelists and historians to speculate about might have happened if Germany had won the war and how they might have done so. Below we’ll look at a few fictional scenarios (with maps) where they do win and what that means for the rest of the world. This will be followed by some historical speculation about whether or not Germany really could have won.