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Scientists Just Measured the Drought that May Have Brought Down the Ancient Maya

The ancient Maya were an innovative people. They constructed intricate cities throughout the tropical lowlands of the Yucatán Peninsula, communicated using one of the world’s first written languages, and created two calendar systems by studying the stars. But despite their achievements, the thriving Mayan civilisation mysteriously collapsed sometime between the eighth and ninth centuries. We still don’t know exactly why. Read More >>

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This is How all of Reddit’s Communities Overlap

Reddit may be the front page of the internet, but it's also home to all manner of weird and wonderful niche interest groups. This visualisation reveals how they all relate to each other. Read More >>