ToT Facts #1: Vermont vs Bahrain

For use elsewhere, credit: Tome of Trovius, https://tomeoftrovius.com     Vermont GDP https://www.bea.gov/iTable/iTable.cfm?reqid=70&step=10&isuri=1&7003=200&7035=-1&7004=sic&7005=1&7006=xx&7036=-1&7001=1200&7002=1&7090=70&7007=-1&7093=levels#reqid=70&step=10&isuri=1&7003=200&7004=naics&7035=-1&7005=1&7006=xx&7001=1200&7036=-1&7002=1&7090=70&7007=-1&7093=levels   Bahrain GDP http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/weo/2017/02/weodata/weorept.aspx?pr.x=32&pr.y=19&sy=2015&ey=2016&scsm=1&ssd=1&sort=country&ds=.&br=1&c=512%2C672%2C914%2C946%2C612%2C137%2C614%2C546%2C311%2C962%2C213%2C674%2C911%2C676%2C193%2C548%2C122%2C556%2C912%2C678%2C313%2C181%2C419%2C867%2C513%2C682%2C316%2C684%2C913%2C273%2C124%2C868%2C339%2C921%2C638%2C948%2C514%2C943%2C218%2C686%2C963%2C688%2C616%2C518%2C223%2C728%2C516%2C558%2C918%2C138%2C748%2C196%2C618%2C278%2C624%2C692%2C522%2C694%2C622%2C142%2C156%2C449%2C626%2C564%2C628%2C565%2C228%2C283%2C924%2C853%2C233%2C288%2C632%2C293%2C636%2C566%2C634%2C964%2C238%2C182%2C662%2C359%2C960%2C453%2C423%2C968%2C935%2C922%2C128%2C714%2C611%2C862%2C321%2C135%2C243%2C716%2C248%2C456%2C469%2C722%2C253%2C942%2C642%2C718%2C643%2C724%2C939%2C576%2C644%2C936%2C819%2C961%2C172%2C813%2C132%2C199%2C646%2C733%2C648%2C184%2C915%2C524%2C134%2C361%2C652%2C362%2C174%2C364%2C328%2C732%2C258%2C366%2C656%2C734%2C654%2C144%2C336%2C146%2C263%2C463%2C268%2C528%2C532%2C923%2C944%2C738%2C176%2C578%2C534%2C537%2C536%2C742%2C429%2C866%2C433%2C369%2C178%2C744%2C436%2C186%2C136%2C925%2C343%2C869%2C158%2C746%2C439%2C926%2C916%2C466%2C664%2C112%2C826%2C111%2C542%2C298%2C967%2C927%2C443%2C846%2C917%2C299%2C544%2C582%2C941%2C474%2C446%2C754%2C666%2C698%2C668&s=NGDPD&grp=0&a=   Vermont Area Census of Population and Housing, 2010 CPH-2. Population and Housing Unit Counts Pages 1 & 41 https://www.census.gov/prod/www/decennial.html https://www.census.gov/prod/cen2010/cph-2-1.pdf   Bahrain Area Demographic Yearbook Collection, 2011-2015,  DYB 2012 – individual tables & notes, Table 3 https://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic-social/products/dyb/index.cshtml https://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/dyb/dyb2012/Table03.pdf…

Brownstone Cafe

As you can see from the sign, this is the Brownstone Cafe, located in Middletown, PA, USA. The cafe itself was formed from the lobby of what was originally a bank and the original vault is still in the back. The stone it was made from is called brownstone (which you’ve probably already guessed) and…

Happy New Year!

This was taken in a mall called Zafer Plaza AVM in Bursa, Turkey. AVM stands for Alışveriş Merkezi which in English means “Shopping Center” so it’s basically a mall. Whenever you see AVM, just think mall.   In Turkey, a Muslim majority nation, Christmas is not celebrated. They do however celebrate New Year’s and decorate for…