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MISTAKEN MAPS

Before the world had been fully explored, cartographers often made educated but incorrect guesses like portraying California as an island, the existence of a continent as big as Africa called “Java La Grande”, or the …

TO LIVE LONG AND PROSPER… READ!

So, it turns out that reading books is tied to a longer life, according to a new report. That’s what we read this week in The New York Times. Here’s an excerpt of the article: …

TYPICAL SPANISH

[su_vimeo url=”https://vimeo.com/157168824″ width=”980″][/su_vimeo] The Typical Spanish, a guide for guiris in trouble video from Fragmento Universo demonstrates that learning basic but very necessary Spanish expressions can be really easy and also beautiful (and sometimes very weird!). They are …

A minimap of the Moon!

  We just found this really nice Next City’s article that shares the story of Johannes Hevelius (Polland, 1611), astronomy student and creator of the first scientifically accurate maps of the moon. To be able …

THE FUTURE OF BREAKFAST

Photo via Pearlfisher.   Here’s an interesting post written by Shaun Jones, Futures Business Director of Pearlfisher London about the future of breakfast that we, as restless brunch minimappers have found interesting (: “The breakfast …

NYT’S EUROPE FAVORITE STREETS

The New York Times contributors in 12 different cities describe their favorite streets (and one river!) in 12 iconic European cities: Paris, Lisbon, London, San Sebastián, Madrid, Bern, Milan, Istanbul, Oslo, Vienna and Prague. All …