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  • "The church says that the Earth is flat, but I have seen the shadow on the moon and I have more faith in the shadow than in the church."

    Ferdinand Magellan

  • "A man's feet should be planted in his country, but his eyes should survey the world."

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  • "It is a small world, but I wouldn't want to paint it."

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    Almost Half the Earth Is Still Wilderness. Wilderness areas still cover close to half the Earth's land, but contain only a tiny percentage of the world's population, finds a new report from Conservation International. ...More from The Environment News Service

    The China Daily newspaper starts campaign to rid Mount Everest of its "colonial" name. "British colonialists raped the sacred mountain of the Tibetans by giving it a false name," says the report, quoted in The Telegraph. "Until today the world is still persistently humiliating Mt Qomolangma with English-language hegemonism" ...More from What The Papers Say

    Chemist Prof Robin Clark says $24 million "Vinland" map is a fake. A document thought to be proof of Norse explorers charting North America before Columbus has been denounced as an elaborate 20th century forgery, says The Telegraph ...More from What The Papers Say

    1 in 3 4th-graders can't find own state. US fourth- and eighth-graders showed small improvements in their knowledge of geography between 1994 and 2001, but on average, students still have only a basic knowledge of the subject ...More from the Washington Post

    India: National Institute of Oceanography Discovers ancient lost city under the sea. The mysterious settlement Mahabalipuram "sank beneath the waves at least 1,200 years ago" and could predate the ancient Egyptians and Sumerians by thousands of years, reports The Telegraph ...More from What The Papers Say

    Putting Geography on the Map. Now that the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan has increased attention on the international front, the bar for knowing basic geography has been raised ...More from the Washington Post

    Antarctic History Frozen in Time. Hundred-year-old cheese and other artifacts from Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated expedition remain in their Antarctic hut. A New Zealand trust is trying hard to preserve it all. Kim Griggs reports from Ross Island, Antarctica ...More from Wired News

    Charting Virtual Worlds. Since the inception of the Internet, cybergeographers have been trying to draw maps of cyberspace. The results have been mixed, but a new book brings together some of the most interesting -- and breathtaking -- maps of virtual worlds ...More from Wired News

    Researchers Lift Obelisk With Kite to Test Theory on Ancient Pyramids. When people think about the building of the Egyptian pyramids, they probably have a mental image of thousands of slaves laboriously rolling massive stone blocks into place with logs and levers. But one Caltech aeronautics professor has set out to demonstrate that the task could have been accomplished by several people using a kite to move the heavy stones ...More from National Geographic brings you the World! has just got a whole lot bigger. We have added hundreds of more pages, covering every single country and geographic area in the world. Ever wondered what the percentage of the richest and poorest people were in each country? The literacy rate in Liechtenstein or the language of Latvia? Whatever you need to know about the World around you, we have the answer. We have included maps and flags, statistics, products, military information, wars, drug production figures and much, much more ...More from - Internal Link

    Teenage sherpa Temba Tsheri is youngest boy to climb Everest. "Last year he lost five fingers to frostbite during a failed attempt and was forced to turn back just 150ft from the top," says The Times as a 15 year-old schoolboy (or, according to The Mirror, 16 year-old) joined a record-breaking expedition of 37 climbers who reached the summit. ...More from What The Papers Say

    Robotic plane aids polar research. Scientists in the United States have unveiled a new tool for research in the Arctic: a robotic plane that can swoop beneath the clouds and gather scientific data. The unmanned aircraft could also prove useful for helping carry out search-and-rescue operations in dangerous weather conditions ...More from the BBC

    Mount Etna explodes into life. The 11,000 foot peak in Sicily is noted for its unpredictability. The Italian volcano, Mount Etna, has exploded back into life, in spectacular style. So far, the eruption poses no threat to nearby towns or villages, but it's being closely watched by scientists, and by sightseers ...More from ITN

    The Engine That Drives Our Planet. Scientists say they have found a "four-piston heat engine" deep beneath the earth's surface that creates earthquakes, volcanoes, and more ...More from Wired News

    Sting criticises George W Bush for stance on global warming. "Bush said there was no scientific proof for it - but he believes in God. As far as I know, there is no scientific proof of that either" - Sting, quoted in The Mirror ....More from What The Papers Say

    Hanging Gardens of Where?. Remember the Seven Wonders of the World? There's the Pyramids in Egypt and then there's ... who the heck knows. Clearly it's time to pick seven new wonders. Does the continuing popularity of Survivor count? ...More from Wired News

    U.S. Lawyers Want Cyberborders. Geographical borders mean little on the Internet, the American Bar Association's Committee on the Law of Cyberspace says. Artificial ones, they say, should be drawn. More from Wired News brings you the World (Internal Links)

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