Infographic: military superpowers throughout history

military superpower in history


This chart was compiled after periods of rigorous research by Martin Vargic. Some concerns, however, remain: while both German Empire and NAZI Germany dispatched millions of able-bodied men into the warfare, it would be better to include British Empire and France as well in both World War I and II, as the numbers recruited by these countries, and their overseas colonies across the world back then, surpassed six digits, nearly similar to that of Germany.

Source: SPLOID

(Animation) What US thinks of Europe, and vice versa


It’s the artist Aleix Salo at his best. All the major different perceptions of US and Europe by both sides, as well as cultural divisions across the European continent, are very well explored in this hilarious, potato-shaped character’s two-minute short film. Enjoy.