Every USA presidential elections.

Adding to the speculation (because it’s fun, I’m no expert) Those New England states have old and unique traditions of self-government, and were influential in the Revolution. these traditions linger, but it was people in the middle colonies like New York and Virginia who

Highly detailed world religion map (OC)

It gets really complicated when talking about China because many people might worship multiple Buddhas, figures from Chinese folklore, Taoism, Confucius himself, their ancestors, deified military generals, emperors, scholars, or even [lowly maids](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mazu_%28goddess%29) from China’s history, and respecting the power of heaven and spirits

A map of every car bomb explosion in Baghdad since 2003.

Alright, here’s a more thorough statement: I doubt anyone’s ever salted the earth to the point of ruining the agricultural utility of an entire region’s arable land. And while there’s good evidence that salting the earth was a ritual in the Jewish/Near East traditions

Clan Map of Scotland

I’m just gonna copy and paste something I’ve said before about my family heritage because a lot of people find the Campbell vs MacDonald story of Glencoe interesting. My family clan, the Campbells, were once one of the main families of Scotland. We had

The Results of the Scottish Independence Referendum

The Founding Fathers left the choice of method of awarding electoral votes exclusively to the states in section 1 of Article II of the U.S. Constitution– “Each State shall appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of Electors .

Global Legality of Prostitution

Hey there. I live in Nevada and grew up about 10 minutes from a very famous brothel known as “The Cat House”. Dennis Hof is the owner of quite a few here in the northern portion, and a good friend of one of my

The 2nd revised version of the US separated into distinct regions with the help of your comments. I tried to take all your suggestions and put them together into agreeable boundaries, names, etc. Sorry if I missed anything and feel free to voice your opinion.

One more small correction: My parents live in northern MN and it feels more like the Great Lakes region than the Great Plains. Bemidji, Brainerd, etc feels, to me, more like the Great Lakes, which all of the lakes that people love to go

Range of the largest known fish species; the Whale Shark

I just googled a bit and found this excellent site: http://www.elasmo-research.org/education/evolution/evol_s_predator.htm Long story short, it looks like by far the greatest diversity of sharks was about 400 million years ago. At the mass extinction 250 million years ago, all but one family from that

Portugal is not a small country (1934)

They were kicked out of the military but not executed. >On arrival at the Tejo in Portugal, returning Portuguese servicemen were taken into custody by military police at gunpoint without immediate access to their families who had arrived to receive them. Following intense questioning and interrogations, the officers

113 hour driving route through all 48 states of the contiguous US

[Final Leg](https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Dallas,+TX/Little+Rock,+AR/Nashville,+TN/Charlotte,+NC/Charleston,+SC/Atlanta,+GA/Montgomery,+AL/Jackson,+MS/New+Orleans,+LA/Miami,[email protected],-97.210466,5z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m62!4m61!1m5!1m1!1s0x864c19f77b45974b:0xb9ec9ba4f647678f!2m2!1d-96.8004511!2d32.7801399!1m5!1m1!1s0x87d2a134a11f569b:0x3405f5100df35b17!2m2!1d-92.2895948!2d34.7464809!1m5!1m1!1s0x8864ec3213eb903d:0x7d3fb9d0a1e9daa0!2m2!1d-86.7833333!2d36.1666667!1m5!1m1!1s0x88541fc4fc381a81:0x884650e6bf43d164!2m2!1d-80.8431267!2d35.2270869!1m5!1m1!1s0x88fe7a42dca82477:0x35faf7e0aee1ec6b!2m2!1d-79.9310512!2d32.7764749!1m5!1m1!1s0x88f5045d6993098d:0x66fede2f990b630b!2m2!1d-84.3879824!2d33.7489954!1m5!1m1!1s0x888e8194b0d481f9:0x8e1b511d354285ff!2m2!1d-86.2999689!2d32.3668052!1m5!1m1!1s0x86282b7f90741b21:0x713cde441f038a0!2m2!1d-90.1848103!2d32.2987573!1m5!1m1!1s0x8620a454b2118265:0xdb065be85e22d3b4!2m2!1d-90.0715323!2d29.9510658!1m5!1m1!1s0x88d9b0a20ec8c111:0xff96f271ddad4f65!2m2!1d-80.2040435!2d25.7890972!3e0) Finished. I’m sure it takes more than 113 hours, but that’s kind of the point. Why would you go to these places if you’re just going to drive through? EDIT: How could I forget dear ole Dixie? Fixed.

Global Air and Sea Routes

There seems to be a major issue matching up the sea and air routes. For instance I can see the routes of the Mediterranean but they are too far south in the middle of the desert. The English channel traffic is MIA north of

Where Models Come From

Actually, I think the bigger factor is that it used to be that films were designed to respond best to lighter skin tones, and photographers taught to meter for the same. For motion pictures, reels even began with an image of a white model

Star Wars Galaxy

Here’s a list of all the planets in the movies! Episodes IV-VI * Tatooine: R-21 * Alderaan: M-12 * Yavin: P-7 * Hoth: K-25 * Dagobah: N-25 * Bespin: K-25 * Endor: H-21 * Kessel*: S-12 Episodes I-III * Naboo: O-21 * Coruscant: L-13

2012’s most popular baby names (by state)

Well, ‘most popular’ statistics for this kind of data mean very little. It could be mere fractions of a percent of kids that are being named Mason, but so long as that’s more than any other single name then it is the ‘most popular’.

The illegal drug trade

A direct line from place to place actually takes longer due to the spherical nature of the Earth. A curved route is quickest, and it’s the route that aircraft take when travelling around the planet. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_circle If you were to fly “direct” as seen

Terrain Map of California

[The man in this from the library of congress](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KG58PI2K70) has a lot to say about the subject. Can’t find the specific part about California there, but if you can’t find it there’s a TV series of the same name. He mentions how the federal

World Colonization 1492-2008

Pardon me but it was Poland AND Lithuania in various power sharing arrangements. Edit: Actually I disagree with this point only because the Rus in what is now Ukraine might have maintained but the northern principalities proximate to Polish Lithuanian Alliance were small and