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Space Law-What Laws are There in Space?

Today we’re going to talk about space laws.So back in ye old days property owners had the rights to their land going up foreverand ever in perpetuity but then the airplane came...

A Map Geek’s Tour of the World #2

Following the bombing of Pan Am flight 103over Scotland, a deal was reached between Ghadaffi of Libya and the British governmentin which the trial of the accused bombers would happen in a...

How the Layouts of Grocery Stores are Secretly Designed to Make You Spend More...

So this topic probably doesn’t sound veryinteresting, but I promise it’s at least somewhat interesting. Keep in mind that everythingI’m saying here is about the most efficient and profitable design of a...

How to Create a Country

There’s no one definition to what makessomething a country. What decides if a country is a country essentially is whether or notother countries agree that the country is indeed a country. For...

A Map Geek’s Tour of the World

The 8.9 mile gap between the European andAfrican continent known as the Straight of Gibraltar is home to multiple strange territoriesand borders. On the European side, there is a 2.6 square mile...

The Messy Ethics of Self Driving Cars

Let’s say theres a trolly on some tracks.On those tracks are five men. The trolly is barreling down these tracks and you know withabsolute certainty that it will hit those five men....

The Surprising Easternmost Point in the US

What’s the easternmost point in the US?Well it’s actually a more complicated question than you may think. The simple answer wouldbe Maine. Sail Rock, Maine to be specific, and if you said...

Containerization: The Most Influential Invention That You’ve Never Heard Of

Nearly everything we buy is made overseas.No matter where you live, it’s likely that the majority of products you use on a dailybasis are made outside your own country’s borders. Even at...

The World is Shrinking

No the world isn’t literally shrinking,but for humans, it kinda is. Up until 500 years ago, nobody had even ever circumnavigatedthe globe, but nowadays, anybody can do this in a couple days...

How Marketers Manipulate Us: Psychological Manipulation in Advertising

Everyone likes to think that they are notaffected by advertisements, but unless you never seen a single advertisement in yourlife, your choices are influenced and affected by all the advertisements you’ve ever...