English is the language of Shakespeare and the language of Chaucer. It's spoken in dozens of countries around the world, from the United States to a tiny island named Tristan da Cunha. It reflects the influences of centuries of international exchange, including conquest and colonization, from the Vikings through the 21st century. Here are 25 maps that explain the English language. #English #language #map

25 maps that explain the English language

English is the language of Shakespeare and the language of Chaucer. It's spoken in dozens of countries around the world, from the United States to a tiny island named Tristan da Cunha. It reflects the influences of centuries of international exchange, including conquest and colonization, from the Vikings through the 21st century. Here are 25 maps that explain the English language. #English #language #map

Past: A look at New York Times bestsellers in the past. Showing the 2nd novel of "A Song of Ice and Fire" on rank 13. (The New York Times 1999)

Past: A look at New York Times bestsellers in the past. Showing the 2nd novel of "A Song of Ice and Fire" on rank 13. (The New York Times 1999)

Sir Edmund Hillary reaches the South Pole in 1958.

Edmund Hillary: A very special hero inspired by noble courage

moors in spain | European scholar sympathetic to the Spaniards remembered the ...

moors in spain | European scholar sympathetic to the Spaniards remembered the ...

15 Of The Worlds Most Expensive Military Vehicles Ever  They are draw-dropping feats of engineering and design. Awesome machines carefully crafted and planned out for years before being expertly constructed. They are also terrifying. They can bring about massive destruction and catastrophe. They are super expensive embodiments of paradox; high-tech machines of war designed to ensure peace. While we all hope they are never needed to fire shots in anger these military vehicles are undoubtedly…

15 Of The Worlds Most Expensive Military Vehicles Ever They are draw-dropping feats of engineering and design. Awesome machines carefully crafted and planned out for years before being expertly constructed. They are also terrifying. They can bring about massive destruction and catastrophe. They are super expensive embodiments of paradox; high-tech machines of war designed to ensure peace. While we all hope they are never needed to fire shots in anger these military vehicles are undoubtedly…

Istanbul, Turkey:  The Aya Sophia was built at the direction of Emperor Justine in the 6th century and has served as both Greek Orthodox and Roman Catholic Church -- and for nearly 1000 years the largest in the world, until St Peter’s basilica was built. In 1453 the Ottoman Empire conquered Constantinople and renamed it Istanbul and at this point Süleyman the Magnificent transformed the then church into a mosque, added the minarets and changed the name to Aya Sofia.  by MichaelLevy

Istanbul, Turkey: The Aya Sophia was built at the direction of Emperor Justine in the 6th century and has served as both Greek Orthodox and Roman Catholic Church -- and for nearly 1000 years the largest in the world, until St Peter’s basilica was built. In 1453 the Ottoman Empire conquered Constantinople and renamed it Istanbul and at this point Süleyman the Magnificent transformed the then church into a mosque, added the minarets and changed the name to Aya Sofia. by MichaelLevy

An utterly FEROCIOUS display of the conquest of fire and human intelligence. You're looking at the incredibly frightening and awe inspiring steel furnace at the Emirates Steel in Abu Dhabi, one of the biggest steel factories in the world. This furnace is as big as a 10 storey building, louder than a passenger plane and as hot as a volcano! It's a shame this photograph can't convey the smell of the liquified iron ore and the earthquake rumble of the 1,200 C blast furnace.

An utterly FEROCIOUS display of the conquest of fire and human intelligence. You're looking at the incredibly frightening and awe inspiring steel furnace at the Emirates Steel in Abu Dhabi, one of the biggest steel factories in the world. This furnace is as big as a 10 storey building, louder than a passenger plane and as hot as a volcano! It's a shame this photograph can't convey the smell of the liquified iron ore and the earthquake rumble of the 1,200 C blast furnace.

It's the origin story of a teenager who is bitten by a spider — and goes on to become a billion-dollar grossing global phenomenon

How Spider-Man Conquered the World

It's the origin story of a teenager who is bitten by a spider — and goes on to become a billion-dollar grossing global phenomenon

Peavey CS2000 - 2000 Watt Power Amplifier by Peavey. $629.00. Building on the reputation of the world-famous Peavey CS® 800, which conquered the power amp market in the 1970s, the CS® Series is the global standard bearer for workhorse reliability. Over the years, these amps have benefited from some of Peavey's most popular audio innovations, including our exclusive DDT™ compression/anti-clipping protection. With its 2 RU design and power points up to 4080 watts, ...

Peavey CS2000 - 2000 Watt Power Amplifier by Peavey. $629.00. Building on the reputation of the world-famous Peavey CS® 800, which conquered the power amp market in the 1970s, the CS® Series is the global standard bearer for workhorse reliability. Over the years, these amps have benefited from some of Peavey's most popular audio innovations, including our exclusive DDT™ compression/anti-clipping protection. With its 2 RU design and power points up to 4080 watts, ...

Historical Map of the Ottoman Empire - a Muslim Empire that lasted from 1299 to 1922 and controlled Southeast Europe, Southwest Asia, and North Africa.

Historical Map of the Ottoman Empire - a Muslim Empire that lasted from 1299 to 1922 and controlled Southeast Europe, Southwest Asia, and North Africa.

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