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Afro-Eurasia (Africa, Europe, Asia)
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Polar Regions (Arctic, Antarctica)

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World (Infoplease)

World Directory (DMOZ Tools)
Regional Directories (DMOZ Tools)
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Dictionary

World : (1) the earth with its inhabitants and all things upon it ;
(2) the inhabitants of the earth
(3) the concerns of the earth and its affairs as distinguished from heaven and the life to come b : secular affairs
(4) a division or generation of the inhabitants of the earth distinguished by living together at the same place or at the same time b : a distinctive class of persons or their sphere of interest or activity
(5) human society
(6) a part or section of the earth that is a separate independent unit
(7) the sphere or scene of one’s life and action
(8) the whole body of living persons
(9) kingdom
(10) a celestial body (as a planet) — Webster

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Encyclopedia

World is a common name for the whole of human civilization, specifically human experience, history, or the human condition in general, worldwide, i.e. anywhere on Earth.

In a philosophical context it may refer to: (1) the whole of the physical Universe, or (2) an ontological world (see world disclosure). In a theological context, world usually refers to the material or the profane sphere, as opposed to the celestial, spiritual, transcendent or sacred. The “end of the world” refers to scenarios of the final end of human history, often in religious contexts.

World history is commonly understood as spanning the major geopolitical developments of about five millennia, from the first civilizations to the present.

World population is the sum of all human populations at any time; similarly, world economy is the sum of the economies of all societies (all countries), especially in the context of globalization. Terms like world championship, gross world product, world flags etc. also imply the sum or combination of all current-day sovereign states.

In terms such as world religion, world language, and world war, world suggests international or intercontinental scope without necessarily implying participation of the entire world.

In terms such as world map and world climate, world is used in the sense detached from human culture or civilization, referring to the planet Earth physically. — Wikipedia

Introduction


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World Outline (Wikipedia)

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UNESCO World Heritage Centre
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Historic Sites Search (Wolfram Alpha)

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Conversations with History (University of California, Berkeley) (YouTube)
History Directory (WWW Virtual Library)

Museum


Museums of the World
Top 10 Museums and Galleries (National Geographic)
Top 20 museums around the world (CNN Travel)

Library

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Participation

Education


Education Index (United Nations) (Wikipedia)

Course

Foundations of World Culture (MIT OpenCourseWare)
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

Community

Blog

Travel Itineraries: Travel the World 4 Less

News

National Geographic, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic
World News, CNN, NPR, BBC, Reuters, UPI
International Magazines (Magazines.com), International Living Magazines (Magazines.com)

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Government



United Nations (Official Site)
United Nations (Wikipedia)

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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO, Wikipedia)

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The World: CIA World Fact Book
USA.gov

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Humor

International (Satire Wire)

Competition

Guinness Book of World Records

Fun in the Sun





A Year of the Worlds Best Beaches (CNN Travel) (Interactive Map)

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OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

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Most Beautiful Sceneries of the World (YouTube)







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  • Hundreds of troops to help Canadian province...
    on January 19, 2020 at 6:04 pm

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    on January 19, 2020 at 6:02 pm

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  • Iran aims to examine downed plane's black boxes,...
    on January 19, 2020 at 5:53 pm

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    on January 19, 2020 at 5:46 pm

    Libya's largest oil field and a second major field in the southwest began shutting down on Sunday after forces loyal to military commander Khalifa Haftar closed a pipeline connecting them to the coast, the National Oil Corporation (NOC) said.

  • Having fled bombing, Syrian children learn to...
    on January 19, 2020 at 5:32 pm

    Syrian teacher Ahmad al Hilal listens to his young pupils sitting on a mat reciting the Arabic alphabet in a makeshift school in a tent on the outskirts of a sprawling refugee camp city along the Turkish border.


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