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The Nuclear Club

All maps lie to varying degrees. “The Nuclear Club” by Michael Kidron and Ronald Segal pushes these limits. Issued in The State of the World Atlas in 1981, “The Nucelar Club” absolutely evokes certain interests and opinion. With tensions of … Continue reading

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Atlas of the Week: The Catalan Atlas

Famed Jewish cartographer Abraham Cresques has only one map we can trace back to his hand, but his renown is well deserved. “The Catalan Atlas”, created in 1387, depicts Medieval Europe and surrounding regions. The making of the map was … Continue reading

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Mapping Facebook’s Global Revolution

A global revolution started inside a dorm room in April 2004. Shocking, right? These days maybe not, but in 2004 nobody would’ve predicted how broadly the social media site Facebook would cover the world given its humble beginnings. Even Mark … Continue reading

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