How did Dracula become the world’s most famous vampire? – Stanley Stepanic

Over a hundred years after his creator was laid to rest, Dracula lives on as the most famous vampire in history. But this Transylvanian noble – neither the first fictional vampire, nor the most popular of his time – may have remained buried in obscurity if not for a twist of fate. Stanley Stepanic explains how a critical copyright battle catapulted Bram Stoker’s character into literary renown.

The Most Photographed Cities on Earth.

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Selfie, landscape or portrait, we tend to take a lot of photos — and some places are more conducive to snapping pics than others.  Google released a heat map that highlights the Earth’s most photographed locales. Data included in Sightsmap comes from geolocated images uploaded by individual users to the Google Maps Panoramio service, which associates images with locations in Google Maps and Google Earth.

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