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The Problem with Maps

The Earth is a sphere and as there is no perfect way to show the surface of a sphere on a 2D rectangle,  any map will have issues. There are many ways how a map can...

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This Year’s Theme: World War I

After World War I, war might be necessary but it would never again be glorious – John Green (Crash Course World History #36) My grandmother was born in Austria-Hungary close to the end of World War...

Walhalla (Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany)

Welcome to Martin’s History

History has always been my passion. So much so that I even studied it at university for a couple of years. While I never made a job out of it, in fact choose a quite different...