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It's a small world after all

Distance no longer matters as much as accessibility. Very cool infographic

researchers at the European Commission's Joint Research Centre in Ispra, Italy, and the World Bank, created this gorgeous map. They first created a model, which calculated how long it would take to travel from a given point, to the nearest city of 50,000 people or more; the model includes rail, road, and river networks.



Infographic of the Day: It's a Small World, Afterall | Fast Company