Overdramatic leaders, keeping cartographers in business for centuries. Cartographer: (sigh) "What happened this time? Did we maybe get a little carried away with the theatrics of starting a war again?"  King: (looking down at his feet and fidgeting) "I got excited..."  Cartographer: "It's riddled with holes! I asked you to be careful with this one! I made it extra big and fancy for you, remember?!" King: (shrugs dramatically) "Okay, I got REALLY excited!"

Cartographer's nightmare- over enthusiastic generals with a propensity of stabbing maps

If you want to understand the world in which your ancestors lived, look at a map that was drawn during their lifetime. Free maps, free resources. #genealogy

Want to Know Your Ancestor's World? Look at a Map

If you want to understand the world in which your ancestors lived, look at a map that was drawn during their lifetime. Free maps, free resources. #genealogy

For all you map maker Imgurites, this post is for you...

For all you map maker Imgurites, this post is for you...

Illustrated Map of Australia, sweet!  http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_851aj5moWCU/TJKtlgs56oI/AAAAAAAAAao/jQZDeGbtvhg/s1600/03_01_02.jpg

great aussie map Verdict: We used this map for the Title page of a country study about Australia.

Funny tumblr post

Maybe not the photos, but ticket stubs occasionally and there's SO MANY pressed flowers everywhere now.

God, scary to think I might need this

God, scary to think I might need this

This guy let his sister practice for her nail tech. exam on him so, he's clearly winning brother of the year.

This guy let his sister practice for her nail tech. exam on him so, he's clearly winning brother of the year.

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