What is this?

Here and now, in the Information Age, we can know about events that happen anywhere on the globe within seconds. This wasn't always true, though - for much of human history we relied on various slower ways of sending information. There are many prominent messengers in mythology.

What would you know about the outside world if messages were sent on foot? On horseback? In a covered wagon?

Drag the blue marker to move your location. Click on the map to see the most recent news you would be hearing about from that location.

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