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Border Matters: A Comparison of Human Development Index Scores Along the US-Mexico Border

This interesting map from the 2009 Human Development Report shows the human development index (HDI) in U. "What is interesting is that the lowest HDI county on the U.

Japan and Russia-The two countries have been unable to sign a peace treaty after World War II due to the Kuril Islands dispute. As of 2015 matters remain unresolved,  and these disputes have effectively soured relations between the two countries. According to a 2012 Pew Global Attitudes Project survey, 72% of Japanese people view Russia unfavorably, compared with 22% who viewed it favorably, making Japan the country with the most anti-Russian sentiment surveyed.

Here's a Map of the Countries That Provide Universal Health Care (America's Still Not on It)

Difference between the highest and lowest temperature recorded in each…

Difference between the highest and lowest temperature recorded in each…

just—maps:  Authoritarian regimes of the world in 2012...

Countries governed by authoritarian regimes. In The Economist listed the world’s authoritarian regimes. The darker the shade, the more dictatorial.

Roman Empire 600 AD - Byzantine Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Byzantine Empire at its greatest extent under Justinian I, in 555 AD.

World Rankings - Cross Country Skiiing

Abraham Dharma - Indian religions - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

7 Cool Political Maps That Show How Old Historical Events Still Haunt The World Today

7 Cool Political Maps That Show How Old Historical Events Still Haunt The World Today

Onlookers

Watching the Federal army advance seemed like the perfect Sunday afternoon diversion.

A figure shows the precolonial boundaries of Africa. The first study to link precolonial African leadership and current levels of deforestation has shown a strong correlation between areas with historic leadership structures more susceptible to corruption and higher rates of forest loss today. CREDIT Larcom, van Gevelt and Zabala.

Monarchies and democracies - a map showing the system of governance in select traditional African states

This map shows the results of the 1860 presidential election. States that voted for Abraham Lincoln, the Republican winner, are in red; he only received 40% of the popular vote. Light blue states voted for John Breckinridge, yellow states for John Bell, Missouri for Stephen Douglas, and New Jersey split its votes between Lincoln and Douglas.

Results of the presidential election of won by Grover Cleveland with 277 electoral votes

Where the Third World meets the First World: difference in per capita GDP along national borders.

Where the Third World meets the First World: difference in per capita GDP along national borders.

Countries above and below the average population of a country [[MORE]] okmuht:  Obviously the number of countries is debatable, but I went by the countries shown here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_population#Countries that aren’t labelled as part of another country (eg. “Pitcairn Islands (UK)”). The total population of the 35 above average countries is APPROXIMATELY 5,771,000,000, or about 80% of the world’s population.

Countries above and below the average population of a country [[MORE]] okmuht: Obviously the number of countries is debatable, but I went by the countries shown here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_population#Countries that aren’t labelled as part of another country (eg. “Pitcairn Islands (UK)”). The total population of the 35 above average countries is APPROXIMATELY 5,771,000,000, or about 80% of the world’s population.

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