Visualizing Wikipedia's Version of World History

How does Wikipedia tell the history of the world? Gareth Lloyd and Tom Martin show us in 100 seconds of blips and blops the locations and dates of 15,500 world events, as recorded in the world's largest crowd-sourced knowledge warehouse.

According to the internet, it took about 1100 years for anything interesting to happen outside of Europe. [Flowing Data via Geekosystem]