This week, we learned …
How does this compare to our older map of Native American cultures?
The Family History Library, operated by the Mormons, is the world’s largest library dedicated to genealogical research.
Photograph by Ricardo630, courtesy Wikimedia. Public domain
How did Mormons emigrate west?
Western Union wishes customers peace and prosperity at a bus stop in London.
Photograph by secretlondon123, courtesy Flickr. CC BY-SA 2.0
How might Western Union data help document human migration patterns around the world?
A series of tubes! A 1901 prediction of learning in the year 2000, or a diagram of the device on which you’re reading this.
Illustration by Jean Marc Cote, courtesy Wikimedia. Public domain
Our learning framework defines critical thinking as attitudes, skills, and knowledge.
Western sanctions against North Korea are not aimed at crippling the economy.
Photograph by Roman Harak, courtesy Flickr. CC BY-SA 2.0
Why is North Korea going dark?
Illustration by James M. Gurney, National Geographic
What are we reading this summer?
What is your favorite place to listen to music?
Take a look at Earth’s shifting tectonic plates.
The gorgeous Art Deco-style New India Assurance Building was constructed in 1936.
Photograph by Colin Rose, courtesy Wikimedia. CC-BY-SA-2.0
How do Indian urban planners grapple with development?
Flying carpets are just the start of Islamic sci-fi.
Painting by Viktor Vasnetsov, courtesy Nizhny Novgorod State Art Museum. Public domain
What other art styles has Islam influenced?
This road sign might confuse non-Australian drivers.
Photograph by Hossen27, courtesy Wikimedia. Public domain
What are some other reasons you can’t rely on automated cars just yet?