Image From "Bolgiano's "Greater Baltimore" Tomato" (1908) | Every country and most territories have a demonym for themselves, i.e. a name for inhabitants of their area. For example, inhabitants of Canada are Canadians. As for Bermuda, though their people are often just called Bermudians, another demonym is popular. Bermudians are often called Onions, especially by themselves in a patriotic sense. Bermudians are proud of their history relating to their wondrous onions. You can click the title to learn more!
Marketing Two Letters: How Nations Benefit From Their Domain Names
We've been obsessed with creating abbreviations for countries' names for a long time. So when the World Wide Web was released, countries' 'codes' were used as a two letter indication of their nation. Some areas got lucky with their names, such as Montenegro's ".me" domain name. I looked through the most popular and famous examples of countries that seemingly got lucky with their domain names. You can click the title to learn more!
What are the Capitals of South Africa?
Many countries have more than one capital (including the Netherlands and Bolivia) and this often comes in the form of defacto capitals. However, depending on who you ask, South Africa has up to 5 capital cities! You can click the title to learn more!
Travel From Mexico to Norway to China, All While in Maine
Maine is an incredible state when considering how many famous areas are surprisingly located within it - including Moscow, Paris, and even the entirety of China. You can click the title to learn more!
The Post-Apocalyptic Tourist Destination
A Map of the Different Zones This is what it looks like in the south. Introduction An area called the “Exclusion Zone,” a capital city with a population of zero, and cities that look like a worse version of Pompeii in 79 AD, Montserrat has it all for the perfect Caribbean vacation spot! Currently under … Continue reading The Post-Apocalyptic Tourist Destination
Where Geopolitics Don’t work: The Story of the Central African Republic
A Flag Map of the Central African Republic Introduction Like most countries, when the Central African Republic gained independence, they weren't prepared. Their borders were arbitrary squiggly lines drawn by colonial dictators, and their resources, of which they had many, were gone from sight. Now, a period of sociopolitical war has taken over the Central … Continue reading Where Geopolitics Don’t work: The Story of the Central African Republic
Papua New Guinea’s 850 Histories: How Papua New Guinea Became So Linguistically Diverse
Introduction Papua New Guinea is home to 850-odd languages, and only 3 of those languages are official languages of the country. Papua New Guinea holds the record for the highest language diversity in the world. How Did This Happen? Like the Ladin Valley region in Italy, Papua New Guinea has many natural barriers that prevent … Continue reading Papua New Guinea’s 850 Histories: How Papua New Guinea Became So Linguistically Diverse