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Your assistance is needed to help fill in the story of human history with historical research.

Featured places in history (where there is lots of data).

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Running Reality offers the ability to render any day of any year, filled with real ships, people, regiments, and roads to the best of our current records and knowledge; not just static national maps frozen in time every few centuries or decades. We think that with all the power our computers have now that we can do a better job bringing history to life, so we're building this expansive research effort to model the evolution of human civilization.
Your assistance is needed to help fill in the story of human history with historical research. The projects listed here are where you can get started, make a difference quickly, and join others who are working on similar things.
History professionals are needed to assist with the evaluation of factoids.