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The World in Perspective

Despite more people having access to the internet and the globalization of products, the world is still so diverse. These colorful maps offer a lot of insight regarding people of the world, and how differently people’s daily experiences are. You wouldn’t think a bunch of charts could be so compelling, but somehow I spent ages looking at these fascinating diagrams. 

1. The country across the ocean from you when you're at the beach.
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2. Mountain ranges of the world.

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3. The world's longest direct flights 
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4. Ethnic diversity across the planet, per country.
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5. The main import sources around the world. 
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6. Literal Chinese translations for European country names.

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7. Percentage of people in the world having sex weekly.
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8. Scale: If North America were on Jupiter.

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9. The longest journey you can travel without needing to cross a major body of water.
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10. How the Internet has penetrated the world.
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11. Which passports are the most powerful?
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12. The highest earning exports per country.
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13. Fiber optic cables across the planet. 
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14. Point Nemo is the place furthest from land on Earth.

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15. Access to sanitation around the world.
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16. Military camouflage across the globe.
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17. Uneven Wikipedia articles coverage.
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H/T: twistedsifter.com

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