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Found in Ecuador: A Time Capsule for the Ears

Found in Ecuador: A Time Capsule for the Ears | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
After his grandfather’s death, a music producer finds a trove of almost perfectly preserved audiotapes representing a vital chapter of Ecuador’s musical history.
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Scientists are bewildered by Zika’s path across Latin America

Scientists are bewildered by Zika’s path across Latin America | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
The hunt is now on for the mysterious “accomplice” that made the virus so deadly in Brazil.
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Engineers Create Disposable USB HIV Test

Engineers Create Disposable USB HIV Test | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
The inexpensive, portable test could be used in remote areas where medical facilities are scarce and will allow people to monitor their condition at home.
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With Fertility Rate in China Low, Some Press to Legalize Births Outside Marriage

With Fertility Rate in China Low, Some Press to Legalize Births Outside Marriage | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
The average Chinese woman has just 1.05 children, according to recently released findings from a government census.
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The Depression Radically Changed the Way Americans Ate

The Depression Radically Changed the Way Americans Ate | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
“A Square Meal,” by Jane Ziegelman and Andrew Coe, is an engaging, moving history of how the Depression changed the way Americans thought about food.
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This chart will help you understand the divisions within Islam

This chart will help you understand the divisions within Islam | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
This image, from a forthcoming book, is used by kind permission of the authors.
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Actually, Many ‘Inner Cities’ Are Doing Great

Actually, Many ‘Inner Cities’ Are Doing Great | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A term Donald Trump used in Sunday’s debate has become a popular shorthand conflating cities, crime, poverty and minorities.
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Why do competitors open their stores next to one another? - Jac de Haan

Why do competitors open their stores next to one another? - Jac de Haan | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Why are all the gas stations, cafes and restaurants in one crowded spot? As two competitive cousins vie for ice-cream-selling domination on one small beach, discover how game theory and the Nas
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China drops one-child policy, but ‘exhausted’ tiger moms say one is plenty

China drops one-child policy, but ‘exhausted’ tiger moms say one is plenty | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Lavishing attention on an only child takes its toll on parents.
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Found in Ecuador: A Time Capsule for the Ears

Found in Ecuador: A Time Capsule for the Ears | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
After his grandfather’s death, a music producer finds a trove of almost perfectly preserved audiotapes representing a vital chapter of Ecuador’s musical history.
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Thursday's the Day to Go All the Way for Civic Duty in Singapore

Thursday's the Day to Go All the Way for Civic Duty in Singapore | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A cheeky new ad campaign is urging locals to help spike the birthrate in this city-state.
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'We need human interaction': meet the LA man who walks people for a living

'We need human interaction': meet the LA man who walks people for a living | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
As the digital age makes people more lonely, Chuck McCarthy created a service to stroll with strangers – but the job is more people whisperer than walker
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Spain's population set to drop 11% by 2050

Spain's population set to drop 11% by 2050 | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Low birth rate and high life expectancy ‘will lead to 5.3 million fewer inhabitants and over-65s making up 34% of total’
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Researchers Clear 'Patient Zero' From AIDS Origin Story

Researchers Clear 'Patient Zero' From AIDS Origin Story | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A Canadian flight attendant had been blamed by media for years for bringing HIV to the U.S. A new study proves that's impossible. The virus that took hold came from Haiti in the early 1970s.
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The Teen-Age Brides of Georgia - The New Yorker

The Teen-Age Brides of Georgia - The New Yorker | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Sophie Pinkham introduces images by the photojournalist Myriam Meloni of young brides in Georgia, many of whom married as teen-agers.
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Watch the World’s Human Population Soar From Thousands to 7 Billion in This Hypnotizing Video

Watch the World’s Human Population Soar From Thousands to 7 Billion in This Hypnotizing Video | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
There are a lot of human beings on this planet. Present headcount? Approximately 7.4 billion homo sapiens, trending toward more than 11 billion by 210
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Photos of millennials' bedrooms around the world are a peek into global youth culture

Photos of millennials' bedrooms around the world are a peek into global youth culture | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
John Thackwray, a French and South African commercial filmmaker and photographer, has traveled the globe since 2010, and photographed over 1,200 bedrooms of young people born in the 1980s and 1990s. The first of these aerial interior photos was a simple portrait of Thackwray's flatmate in his bedroom in Paris, and set off a multi-year photo project spannin
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Crafting self-rule in Canada's far north

A small aboriginal community in Canada's Northwest Territories is crafting laws that would normally be imposed by higher authorities as it forges ahead on a path of self-governance some 20 years in the making.
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Opinion: Sadly, Malthus was right. Now what?

Opinion: Sadly, Malthus was right. Now what? | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
We seem bound to learn the hard way that there really is a limit to how many people the Earth can support.
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What should come first, a baby or a flat? - BBC News

What should come first, a baby or a flat? - BBC News | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A Singaporean minister stirs debate by saying couples don't need their own home before having a baby as you "need a very small space to have sex".
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32 Maps That Will Teach You Something New About the World

32 Maps That Will Teach You Something New About the World | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Our world is a complex network of people, places and things. Here are 32 maps will teach you something new about our interconnected planet.
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Four maps that explain the chaos of the Middle East

Four maps that explain the chaos of the Middle East | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Why Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Libya are in so much turmoil.
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Infant Mortality Soars in Venezuela

Infant Mortality Soars in Venezuela | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
In one of the most alarming signals that Venezuela’s social and state structures are unraveling, infant mortality there is rising fast at a time when it is falling in almost every other part of the world.
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Hans Rosling's 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes - The Joy of Stats - BBC Four

More about this programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00wgq0l Hans Rosling's famous lectures combine enormous quantities of public data with a sport'
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