Meredith Reba, Femke Reitsma and Karen C. Seto compiled a dataset of urban settlements between 3700 BC and AD 2000. It’s the first of its kind, and while not comprehensive, it does provide a view into growth around the world. Max Galka put together the straightforward map above to display the data.
Growth of cities, going back 6,000 years
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EGOT Winner Timelines
Only 15 people have done it, since you know, it’s not really easy to do. Here’s how and when they did it.
Chart-Topping Songs as Graphs and Diagrams
Dreams, hope, and most importantly, love, mixed with some parties and dranking.
When Straight Americans Lost Their Virginity
Everyone has his or her own timeline, but here it is in general for Americans.