Author: Jakub Marian

Number of top-ranked universities by country in Europe
Times Higher Education regularly publishes World University Rankings, which is a list of more than 1,250 of some of the best universities (...)
November 8, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Land cover of South America
The map below is based on data by the European Space Agency (the CCI project). It shows North America with colouring representing various (...)
November 5, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Forests of Europe Map
The map below is based on data by the European Space Agency (the CCI project). It shows the two different types of forests in Europe: dark (...)
October 29, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Land cover of North America
The map below is based on data by the European Space Agency (the CCI project). It shows North America with colouring representing various (...)
October 24, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Largest city by country in Europe
The map below shows the most populous cities of European countries. The most populous city is almost always the capital, with four (...)
October 16, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps

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Final consonant doubling in English
As you surely know, the final consonant of some verbs gets doubled when the suffix -ing or -ed is added, e.g. stop: stopping, (...)
October 9, 2018 – Jakub MarianEnglish
lemon in European languages
“Lemon” in European languages
The English word “lemon” comes from Old French limon, which comes from Arabic laymūn or Ottoman Turkish limon, which in turn comes from (...)
October 8, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Europe Ortelius 1572
1572 map of Europe by Abraham Ortelius
The map below is a 1572 copy of a map of Europe created by Abraham Ortelius in 1571. I have digitally restored and remastered the map to (...)
October 4, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
I love you in European languages
“I love you” in European languages
Did you know that “I love you!” is more commonly used in English than “Good morning!”? (I can prove it!). It is used to express feelings (...)
October 3, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Tree cover of the Pyrenees
The Pyrenees are a mountain range that forms a natural border between Spain and France. Just like most other European mountain ranges, (...)
October 1, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps