In China, Growing Old Isn't What It Used To Be. More and more elderly Chinese people are living far awar from their children, bringing the reality of aging "empty nesters" to the country. The social impact is huge. @Worldcrunch
AP Human Geography Digital Knowledge Source
Why What is Where: The Digital Knowledge Source for AP Human Geography
Curated by Allison Anthony
VIDEO: 5,000 years of religious history in two minutes.
Very cool short video with a kickin' soundtrack.
A $48 million grant for Isle de Jean Charles, La., is the first allocation of federal tax dollars to move an entire community struggling with the effects of climate change.
Why can't you all do this?!?
"I want you to reimagine how life is organized on earth," says global strategist Parag Khanna. As our expanding cities grow ever more connected through transportation, energy and communications networks, we evolve from geography to what he calls "connectography." This emerging global network civilization holds the promise of reducing pollution and inequality -- and even overcoming geopolitical rivalries. In this talk, Khanna asks us to embrace a new maxim for the future: "Connectivity is destiny."
Our buddy Parag and a NEW TED Talk!