MAPS IN THE NEWS:
If you've ever thought about how cool it would be to overlay a timeline on a map, this is the site for you. TimeGlobe allows you to designate a year or range of years and then shows various world events during that time, mapped to their relevant location. At the site, mouse over each dot for a brief summary or click on the summary to go straight to the Wikipedia article on the event. Especially useful for understanding the geography driving regional issues. timeglo.be/
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