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I guess I never knew enough about world geography to consider this to be a weird thing, but it most certainly is.

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NPR has a slideshow of images from Tomas van Houtryve’s book Behind the Curtains of 21st Century Communism about how he ventured very dangerously and sometimes illegally into 7 countries still practicing Communism (Nepal, China, North Korea, Laos, Vietnam, Moldova, and Cuba). Very emotional images from his trips. You should check them out.


I’ve always known that Africa was a very big continent. But I didn’t know it was this big! [via] The African continent is apparently big enough to fit the United States, India, Argentina, Western Europe, and most of China in it’s space! In fact, all together, these 5 countries still do not make up the […]