German software designer Kai Krause created a map demonstrating the true geographical size of Africa, driving the point home by fitting a number of other countries — including the US, China and most of Europe — into the outline of the continent.
Where the world's 30 million slaves live NOW. To quote Rajiv Narayan from Upworthy, "Sure 12 Years a Slave won an Oscar, but we all deserve to win Best Actor for pretending slavery doesn't exist anymore.
8 Maps That Will Change the Way You Look at Africa
On display at the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum at the United States National Arboretum is this remarkable Japanese White Pine (Pinus parviflora ‘Miyajima’) bonsai sometimes known as Hiroshima Survivor.
a slice of the Fukang meteorite - But cutting the Fukang meteorite open yielded a breathtaking sight. Within the rock, translucent golden crystals of a mineral called olivine gleamed among a silvery honeycomb of nickel-iron.