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    Every World Map You've Ever Looked At Is Wrong

    We've been unfairly Western-focused. As pointed out by Upworthy.

    You've seen this since elementary school:

    Via odt.org

    But did you know it's, like, wholly inaccurate?

    This is what the world actually looks like:

    Via upload.wikimedia.org

    Germany is nowhere near the center, Alaska could fit inside Mexico, Africa is gigantic.

    Seriously, Africa is HUGE.

    As featured on The West Wing.

    View this video on YouTube

    NOTHING IS WHERE YOU THINK IT IS.

    google.com / Via tumblr

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