7 Things About Native Americans You'll Never Learn From the Mainstream Media
America Before European Colonization - this is a great map, but I question its accuracy. Not sure all of these nations coexisted at the same time. Also, names varied a lot. Shown here are the English names for each nation. Even so, it's nice overview of the general lay of the land before Europeans.
Megalith Builders, Red Paint People and Algonquins
Early depiction of Eastern Woodlands natives under the name of "Algonquins" Hearing that the entire language group including the Algonquins (and the others more generically called Algonkians) is most closely related to Old World languages with a Megalithic connection was revealing to me because the peoples with the Algonquin-related languages are also ones that are otherwise compared to Western Europeans. In the times when some Anthropologists were into extensive classifications of humans…
Europe Suicide rate. This map intrigues me because I cannot figure the demographics that determine whether or why a particular country has a low or high rate. Clearly there are a number of different influences factoring into each country's rate. I would imagine the following factors influence the numbers: Economic status, Alcoholism, Climate, Religion and Culture. But even considering all of these, I am still left puzzling over some of the results. Would be an interesting study.