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Font:http://www.vox.com/xpress/2014/10/13/6970337/college-majors-around-the-world-in-6-maps But Japan is far ahead of the US when it comes to majoring in engineering, manufacturing, and construction. So is almost every other country. In Finland, more than one-third of college students are majoring in the STEM fields — science, technology, engineering and mathematics. In...

Font:http://www.wired.com/2014/10/greatest-maps-history-collected-one-fantastic-book/ Made in 1500, Jacopo De'Barbari's woodcut map of Venice is the first known birds-eye view of any city. Predating modern surveying techniques, the cartographer achieved his impressively accurate scale by building a custom geometric grid before overlaying the city's buildings, canals, and labyrinthine streets. ...