40 maps that explain the world By Max Fisher By Max Fisher August 12, 2013 Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to. So when we saw a post sweeping the Web titled "40 maps they didn't teach you in school," one of which happens to be a WorldViews original, I thought we might be able to contribute our own collection. Some of these are pretty nerdy, but I think they're no less fascinating and easily understandable. Early human migrations Early human migrations began when Homo erectus first migrated out of Africa over the Levantine corridor and Horn of Africa to Eurasia about 1.8 million years ago. The expansion of H. erectus out of Africa was followed by that of Homo antecessor into Europe around 800,000 years ago, followed by Homo heidelbergensis around 600,000 years ago, who was the likely ancestor of both Modern Humans and Neanderthals The ancestors of Homo Sapiens evolved into Modern Humans around 200,000 years ago, in Africa. Migrations out of Africa occurred some time later: around 125,000 years ago Modern Humans reached the Near East from where they later spread across Asia and Europe. From the Near East, these populations spread east to South Asia by 50,000 years ago, and on to Australia by 40,000 years ago, when for the first time H. sapiens reached territory never reached by H. erectus. H. sapiens reached Europe around 43,000 years ago, eventually replacing the Neanderthal population. Robert G.
To Become More Adaptable, Take a Lesson from Biology - Rafe Sagarin by Rafe Sagarin | 12:30 PM March 5, 2013 Remember when Apple’s stock traded at $7 a share? I do, because that’s when I sold my shares. Periodis Web - Maps to be Used for the History of Europe Euratlas Periodis Web shows the history of Europe through a sequence of 21 historical maps, every map depicting the political situation at the end of each century. Here, on the left, are 21 mini-maps giving access to 21 full maps and to 84 quarters of maps with more detailed views of the states, provinces and main cities.Moreover, each map offers a historical gazetteer. Thus you can highlight in red each sovereign state and in green each dependent entity. Fifty Ways to Leave Leviathan OCTOBER 02, 2013 by MAX BORDERS, JEFFREY A. TUCKER State management of society is not only contrary to human liberty; it is also unworkable. It cannot achieve what it seeks to achieve, which is often all-round control of some sector of economic and social life.
Ancestral Lines Hominid Fossil Sitesand Patterns of Hominid DispersalWhen and how new hominid species appeared, and how they affected or displaced already existing species, are questions that many lines of research are helping to answer. Patterns of human migration form a key part of the solution. Recently, with more powerful geological dating methods based on fluctuations in the earth's magnetic field or electron spin resonance, the earliest Homo erectus fossils from China have been dated to 1.9 million years ago. This requires an even earlier date for the emergence of Homo ergaster in Africa, implying humans first evolved about 2.5 million years ago.
Parsons The New School for Design Filter by: Degree ∨ Filter by: Topics ∨ Filter by: School / Location ∨ Currently Displaying All Programs History Map Archive Browse the Map Archive The art and history of cartography, aka mapmaking, goes back to ancient times. Or at least what they thought it could look like. Our English word map derives from the Latin word mappa, meaning napkin or cloth on which maps were drawn.