I was reading an article about
anomalous time zones
(link via Hacker News)
and when it mentioned an area around the International Date Line,
I couldn't visualize how the International Date Line actually works.
I never really understood how it worked.
So I'm sitting there,
reading about it and it doesn't make sense to me.
Even when I picked up a globe and shone a flashlight on it (to simulate the sun) and spinning the globe,
I still couldn't figure it out.
I eventually found an animated visualization that worked.
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