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In the new Burma, there’s no need for guilt

In the new Burma, there’s no need for guilt | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Traveling with an unburdened mind in Rangoon, Golden Rock and Ngapali Beach.
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Rubbish Has Taken Over Our Lives

Rubbish Has Taken Over Our Lives | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
One man's trash is definitely another man's treasure.
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The 10 worst city tourism videos

The 10 worst city tourism videos | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Bad acting, sexual innuendo and a parrot riding a tricycle – from Astana to Cincinnati to Singapore, come and marvel at the worst promotional tourism videos for cities
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Humans will be kept between life and death in the first suspended animation trials

Humans will be kept between life and death in the first suspended animation trials | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
At a hospital in Pittsburgh, surgeons are now allowed to place patients into a state of suspended animation. If a patient arrives with a traumatic injury, and attempts to restart their heart have failed -- if they're on the doorstep of death -- they will have their blood replaced with a cold saline solution, which stops almost all cellular activity. At this point, the patient is clinically dead -- but if the doctors can fix the injury within a few hours, they can be returned to life from suspended animation by replacing the saline with blood.
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Milano. Bocciati e promossi in 10 assaggi a Eataly Smeraldo

Milano. Bocciati e promossi in 10 assaggi a Eataly Smeraldo | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Avete dato una sbirciata a Eataly Smeraldo in piazza XXV aprile a Milano che vi abbiamo presentato in anteprima? Domani, 18 marzo, l’Eataly del “rock” apre e voi avrete un   >>  
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Apre Eataly Milano sulle note del Cielo in una stanza - Food24

Apre Eataly Milano sulle note del Cielo in una stanza - Food24 | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Gino Paoli cantava Il cielo in una stanza. Lella Costa ha annunciato, come nel miglior vaudeville, “il pranzo è servito”. Poi è arrivato Shel Shapiro a intonare Ma che colpa abbiamo noi. Solo un assaggio di quel che accadrà ogni …
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I luoghi abbandonati sono meravigliosi. Fate un giro dentro chiese, ospedali e industrie in rovina

I luoghi abbandonati sono meravigliosi. Fate un giro dentro chiese, ospedali e industrie in rovina | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Se non avete mai avuto il coraggio di esplorare luoghi abbandonati, guardate queste splendide foto e scoprite cosa vi siete persi
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In Alaska's wilds, the mystic hiker's bus draws pilgrims to danger and death

In Alaska's wilds, the mystic hiker's bus draws pilgrims to danger and death | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
The lonely death of Chris McCandless inspired a book and Sean Penn's film Into the Wild.
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Dark and adventure tourism
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La geografia in un tweet

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Una mappa usa i dati di Twitter per capire quali sono gli smartphone più usati in ogni città.
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Foodscapes: abstract submission extended deadline - Access to Food, Excess of Food, Castle of Seggau, Austria, 23-25 September, 2103

Call for Papers: new deadline 15 June, 2013 FOODSCAPES – Access to Food, Excess of Food  Castle of Seggau, Austria, 23-25 September, 2013. http://foodscapesgraz.wordpress.com/ Foodscapes&...
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The camp and geographical imaginations

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Last Thursday, the last full day of my visit to Ostrava, Tomas took me to visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum in the Polish town of Oswiecim: I'm still trying to come to terms with wha...
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Some Retailers Rethink Their Role in Bangladesh

Some Retailers Rethink Their Role in Bangladesh | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
The Walt Disney Company has ordered an end to production of branded merchandise in Bangladesh, and other retailers are considering similar moves.
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For want of a drink

For want of a drink | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
WHEN the word water appears in print these days, crisis is rarely far behind. Water, it is said, is the new oil: a resource long squandered, now growing expensive...
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Der Sinn des Lebens im Kaffeehaus

Der Sinn des Lebens im Kaffeehaus | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Nach der langen Nacht der Krimis kommen nun die Philosophen in Wiens Cafés. Franz Schubert ist ein Initiator der Reihe "Nacht der Philosophie".
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How Powerful Is Your Passport?

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People may be increasingly leaning on technology and personal devices to house their personal information, but a hard copy passport still carries a hefty amount of weight. This infographic offers a glimpse into the power of the world's passports -- ranked
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Peter Sellers Presents The Complete Guide To Accents of The British Isles

Peter Sellers Presents The Complete Guide To Accents of The British Isles | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Sellers,” author Bruce Jay Friedman once wrote. “He was close to panic as himself and came alive only when he was impersonating someone else.”

While Sellers might have been a curiously detached and deeply insecure person in real life, he was a striking, memorable figure on the silver screen.
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Slowfood e musica, Eataly sbarca a Milano (FOTO)

Slowfood e musica, Eataly sbarca a Milano (FOTO) | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Vuol piacere ai milanesi Farinetti. Il patron di "Eataly" allora non perde tempo e sistema subito la questione con il presidente della Regione, Roberto Maroni.
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Milano: debutta Eataly, il "Risorgimento" del cibo - Repubblica Tv - la Repubblica.it

Milano: debutta Eataly, il "Risorgimento" del cibo - Repubblica Tv - la Repubblica.it | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Cade volutamente nell'anniversario delle Cinque Giornate e a un anno dall'Expo, l'apertura di Eataly a Milano, il grande mercato dedicato ai cibi...
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Stuart Hall obituary

Stuart Hall obituary | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Influential cultural theorist, campaigner and founding editor of the New Left Review
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Costruisci il mondo con LEGO e Google Chrome

Costruisci il mondo con LEGO e Google Chrome | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Un giornalista racconta il mondo digitale
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(Im)mobile phone geographies

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By Helen Pallett Mobile phones are, for many of us, an essential yet banal technology. Without them many of us would struggle to organise our lives, entertain ourselves and stay in contact with lov...
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World map with place names swapped out for their original meanings

World map with place names swapped out for their original meanings | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
The
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RSA Animate - Crises of Capitalism

In this RSA Animate, celebrated academic David Harvey looks beyond capitalism towards a new social order. Can we find a more responsible, just, and humane ec...
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2013-carte-liberte-presse_1900.jpg (1900x1365 pixels)

2013-carte-liberte-presse_1900.jpg (1900x1365 pixels) | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
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One Small Solution for Food Deserts: The Bus-Mounted Grocery Bin

One Small Solution for Food Deserts: The Bus-Mounted Grocery Bin | A Geography Scrapbook | Scoop.it
Connecting underserved people to grocery stores may be easier than building new ones. But what's a shopper to do with groceries on a crowded bus?
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The 9 billion-people question

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THE 1.6-hectare (4-acre) Broadbalk field lies in the centre of Rothamsted farm, about 40km (25 miles) north of London. In 1847 the farm's founder, Sir John...
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