Everyone knows that European colonialism was a widespread and often destructive project that set almost the whole planet under the control of European powers over many hundreds of years.

The map below created by Reddit user Aofen shows territories colonized by European powers. Ottoman Empire and pre-modern transcontinental empires are omitted.

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A motto is a short phrase that represents a goal, belief, or motivation.

The United States’ motto is “In God We Trust,” declared by Congress and approved into legislation by U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower. But each U.S. states have its motto. Sometimes U.S. State mottos can be seen on state flags, seals. Some U.S states formally assigned a state motto by an act of the state legislature.

Below is the map of U.S. state mottos created by Reddit user Udzu, using information from Wikipedia. The untranslated version of the map is here.

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Meat production has doubled in the thirty years from 1988 to 2018 and raised quadruple since the mid-1960s. And production is expected to continue to grow.

Nowadays, globally, we devour approximately 350 million tons of meat every year. The consumption of meat ranges broadly within nations.

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As the world celebrates Book Lover’s Day on the 9th of August, the online language learning provider Preply released a report on The Most Translated Books in the World.

Preply has compared 195 countries and researched the most translated book produced by an author from each country. When necessary, they…

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