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Geography in the News: Pumpkins

Geography in the News: Pumpkins | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
"Halloween and Thanksgiving are just around the corner and pumpkins are already showing up at roadside stands. Jack o’lanterns, decorative displays and pumpkin pies are the main destinies of most pumpkins in the United States. Elsewhere in the world, however, the pumpkin is nearly exclusively considered a food crop or animal feed."
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How To Use Crowdsourcing In The Classroom

How To Use Crowdsourcing In The Classroom | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ Our students write reports from information they find on the internet, not a library book. They need to understand this type of new information source and the network it comes from.”
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"12 Years a Slave Movie" We still need to end slavery

"12 Years a Slave Movie" We still need to end slavery | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ Bradley Myles says "12 Years a Slave" immerses us in the terrible reality of 1840s slavery. But many people don't know slavery is also a modern day horror.”
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Unit 5: 'Self proclaimed 'world's largest urban farm' gets green light in Detroit

Unit 5: 'Self proclaimed 'world's largest urban farm' gets green light in Detroit | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ In some of Detroit's most deserted and blighted neighborhoods, where residents see little more than hopeless despair, John Hantz spotted opportunity.”
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How Many Countries Are There?


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Swedes tell Chinese: 'We are not Swiss' - The Local

Swedes tell Chinese: 'We are not Swiss' - The Local | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ Swedes are hellbent on making sure the Chinese know they are not Swiss, as Sweden's Consul General to Shanghai has launched a competition in China to tease out (Personally just illustrated 'Swedish ignorance of Switzerland' by mistaking Roger Federer...”
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Yardstick of Wealth

"In the last of a series of programmes exploring global population for the award-winning This World strand, Rosling presents an 'as live' studio event featuring cutting-edge 3D infographics painting a vivid picture of a world that has changed in ways we barely understand – often for the better."
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Niger orders closure of migrant camps

Niger orders closure of migrant camps | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ Government makes move after 92 migrants died of thirst making perilous journey across Sahara desert.”
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Chinese fast-food chains gaining popularity over KFC and McDonald's - Shanghaiist

Chinese fast-food chains gaining popularity over KFC and McDonald's - Shanghaiist | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“International Business Times Chinese fast-food chains gaining popularity over KFC and McDonald's Shanghaiist Chinese fast food firms such as Dicos, Country Style Cooking and Kung Fu Catering have been challenging McDonald's and Yum Brands by...”
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Waitin' on the World to Change

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Dear Teacher, Last Friday, I accidentally kicked off a theme that carried through for a week. The challenge of changing the world. When I wrote it, i did not know that it would resonate with peop...
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The United (Watershed) States of America

The United (Watershed) States of America | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ If the American states were formed around watershed, not political boundary.”
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Interactive: Food Stamp Cuts, State by State

Interactive: Food Stamp Cuts, State by State | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“Food stamp enrollment is at record highs, and a Nov. 1 cut will reduce benefits to all 48 million Americans on SNAP. See how each state is affected with this interactive map.”
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Tokyo travel: 11 things to know before you go

Tokyo travel: 11 things to know before you go | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ From sedate gardens to boisterous robot cabarets, here's the vital knowledge you'll need before hitting the Japanese capital.”
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Look How Quickly the U.S. Got Fat (1985-2010 Animated Map)

Look How Quickly the U.S. Got Fat (1985-2010 Animated Map) | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ 25 brief, delicious years”
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Mash Donalds? Iranians Copy American Fast-Food Brands

Mash Donalds? Iranians Copy American Fast-Food Brands | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
If you wander through the streets of Tehran, you might find that faux McDonald's, or a Pizza Hat.
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It's Time to Treat Bike-Share as Mass Transit

It's Time to Treat Bike-Share as Mass Transit | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ Five reasons cities must do a better job integrating bikes into the larger transportation system.”
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Why we keep teaching

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Low Impact House by Schlyter / Gezelius Arkitektkontor

Low Impact House by Schlyter / Gezelius Arkitektkontor | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
This design responds to the waste of space in today´s interiors and exteriors, the lack of respect for the natural landscape, the global use of non-renewable materials, and how all of this in various ways is linked to our digital tools.The house is built by a local contractor and a local carpentry shop has milled all the building parts. Every part of the building was designed specifically for this project to awoid waste material, using different kinds of wood from sustainably forested woodland...
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This design concept is the "build of choice" for many to today's urbanites.
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A quarter of global agriculture is grown in water-stressed regions

A quarter of global agriculture is grown in water-stressed regions | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ The tension between food and water will only intensify, according to a new report”
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For The Tablet Generation, A Lesson In Digital Citizenship - NPR (blog)

For The Tablet Generation, A Lesson In Digital Citizenship - NPR (blog) | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ NPR (blog) For The Tablet Generation, A Lesson In Digital Citizenship NPR (blog) Technology tools, they argue, will help boost achievement, prepare kids for today's workplace and narrow the digital divide between poor and wealthy areas.”
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More than two years on, many in Japan still uncertain about food from around ... - ROCKETNEWS24

More than two years on, many in Japan still uncertain about food from around ... - ROCKETNEWS24 | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“More than two years on, many in Japan still uncertain about food from around ...ROCKETNEWS24When the announcement was made that Tokyo would host the 2020 Olympic Games, there was much reason for celebration in Japan.”
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Waitin' on the World to Change

Waitin' on the World to Change | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
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8 Unusual Cemeteries to Visit in the Philippines | The Poor Traveler

8 Unusual Cemeteries to Visit in the Philippines | The Poor Traveler | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
“ Cemeteries are not exactly the type of destinations that tourists write on their bucket list, and it's not hard to see why. It is that one place we most as”
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ResMap - 10 Terabytes of Free Online GIS-Ready Satellite Imagery

ResMap - 10 Terabytes of Free Online GIS-Ready Satellite Imagery | Horn APHuG | Scoop.it
ResMap provides free online access to GIS-ready satellite data. Imagery covering the entire globe is accessible, with resolutions ranging from 1 km to 14.25 metres for most areas, and in some selected regions 1 metre imagery is available.
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Yardstick of Wealth

"In the last of a series of programmes exploring global population for the award-winning This World strand, Rosling presents an 'as live' studio event featuring cutting-edge 3D infographics painting a vivid picture of a world that has changed in ways we barely understand – often for the better."
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