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Google Maps Mania: Mapping the Internet of Things

Google Maps Mania: Mapping the Internet of Things | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

Thingful is a rare example of an interactive map made from Nokia map tiles. The map itself shows the location of thousands of internet connected devices around the world, including energy monitors, weather stations, pollution sensors, geiger counters and shipping containers.

You can search the map for connected devices by location and filter the results shown on the map by category. If you select a marker on the map you can click through to read more about the selected device and to view the device's live feed.


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NORAD Santa Tracker

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Follow Santa as he makes his magical journey! 

 

For more than 50 years, NORAD and its predecessor, the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) have tracked Santa’s flight...

 


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Miguel Ángel Vargas's curator insight, December 23, 2013 6:20 PM

Tecnologia al servei de les tradicions i la il·lusió, per compartir amb els teus.

 

Bones festes i èxit pel 2014!

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Evolution of Santa Claus — History.com Video

Evolution of Santa Claus — History.com Video | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

The modern image of Santa Claus has been refined again and again.


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Maree Whiteley's curator insight, December 24, 2013 9:28 AM
Merry Christmas Historians...����
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Where does Christmas come from? Translations and... - Maps on the Web

Where does Christmas come from? Translations and... - Maps on the Web | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Where does Christmas come from? Translations and etymologies of holidays in Europe
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“ Here’s a map showing the various ways to say Christmas, Yule, or Nativity - holidays celebrated... (Where does Christmas come from?

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US Giant Salamanders Slipping Away: Inside the Fight to Save the Hellbender - National Geographic

US Giant Salamanders Slipping Away: Inside the Fight to Save the Hellbender - National Geographic | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
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US Giant Salamanders Slipping Away: Inside the Fight to Save the Hellbender
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Snot otters. Lasagna lizards. Allegheny alligators.
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From the Tree to the Table: The Journey of a Brave Little Orange

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Packing house workers, Redlands, 1950s. From Nathan Gonzales of A.K. Smiley Public Library, via Marketplace.
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The Miracle of “Anchoring”

The Miracle of “Anchoring” | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Seemingly out of nowhere, a movement to raise the minimum wage has been gathering momentum. It’s about time. No one can live on $7.25 per hour. In real terms, the national minimum wage has dropped about 30 percent since its peak several decades ago.
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The Best Astronomy and Space Pictures of 2013

The Best Astronomy and Space Pictures of 2013 | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
I love astronomy. I have my whole life. Part of that is the wonder and awe it generates, learning about the Universe and our place in it.
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Video: Favelas in Rio Are New Lodging Hot Spots

As Brazil prepares to host the 2014 World Cup, residents of Rio's favelas are turning once dilapidated and dangerous hillside dwellings into valuable hotel rooms.

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How to feed an army its veggies and quinoa

How to feed an army its veggies and quinoa | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Forget "mess hall"; today's soldiers eat at dining facilities, where the Culinary Institute of America is ordering up healthier menu options
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Rare snow storm hits Middle East

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A rare snow storm hit the Middle East last week, producing record snows and extreme conditions for Syrian refugees.

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Tracy Galvin's curator insight, May 4, 2:33 PM

So strange to see an area that I think of as the desert covered in snow. They all seemed to be enjoying it though. Is this a side effect of global warming?

Jess Deady's curator insight, May 4, 3:16 PM

I live in New England, so there isn't much to say about an oddball snowstorm. Yes, its weird that it happened randomly in Syria but the fact is that mother nature can surprise us more often than not.

Kaitlin Young's curator insight, December 14, 12:22 PM

Many people here in the United States have this mental image of the Middle East being a massive desert with little precipitation and incredibly hot temperatures. The Middle East actually contains diverse landscapes and to an extent, some differing climates, and while snow is incredibly rare in some parts, it is not unheard of. In this instance, the weather anomaly affected numerous Syrian refugees who were unprepared for such an event. 

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In Florida, A Turf War Blooms Over Front-Yard Vegetable Gardening

In Florida, A Turf War Blooms Over Front-Yard Vegetable Gardening | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
A woman in Miami Shores is suing after her town insisted she remove vegetables from her garden.

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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, December 18, 2013 7:38 AM

Not just Florida. Condos do not like use of landscape for gardening.

Purple Media Lady's curator insight, January 4, 7:38 AM

Science related

Lauren Stahowiak's curator insight, January 27, 4:33 PM

Where you can and can not plant vegetables can become a major issue in communities that want to maintain their "reputations". While some gardeners plant crops where they can get the most sun and access to supplies, neighbors and neighborhoods, such as that in Miami Shores, do not always approve of planting in the front yard. This story focuses on a woman's need to garden for food and the shift into "turf-wars."

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Santas Around the World

Santas Around the World | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
This story map was created with the Esri Map Tour application in ArcGIS Online.

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Vivica Juarez's comment, January 13, 8:10 PM
This was definitely an interesting reading. I believe @Spencer Levesque had a very good point. They all have similar features, but are different in little ways. And who would of thought someone came on New Years too?
Kate Loy's curator insight, January 13, 10:23 PM

I find it very interesting on how other countries precieve Santa Claus. The history on him, what he looks like, how he gets around, and what they call him. Each country perceives him differently, depending on their culture and history. His clothes, age, language, and personality.

Kate Loy's curator insight, January 13, 10:28 PM

I find it very interesting on how other countries perceive Santa Claus. The history on him, what he looks like, how he gets around, and what they call him. Each country precieves him differently, depending on their culture and history. His clothes, age, language, and personality.

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How Y’all, Youse and You Guys Talk

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What does the way you speak say about where you’re from? Answer the questions to see your personal dialect map.

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World Continents and Oceans - A Montessori Approach To Geography

Get World Continents and Oceans - A Montessori Approach To Geography on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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Africa - Former colonial rulers and dates of... - Maps on the Web

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Africa - Former colonial rulers and dates of independence (Africa - Former colonial rulers and dates of independence http://t.co/xY5sqVIUzS)

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Chart of the Week: Coffee and tea around the world

Chart of the Week: Coffee and tea around the world | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Worldwide tea is far more popular than coffee, but preferences for one beverage over the other fall into distinct geographic patterns.

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Leoncio Lopez-Ocon's curator insight, December 25, 2013 3:55 AM

Mapa que muestra el consumo del té y del café en el mundo

Narcélio de Sá's curator insight, December 27, 2013 4:45 PM

Café ou chá? 

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The Luxurious Side of China: In Photographs

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As citizens of the world's second largest economy, China, increase their wealth, so does their conspicuous consumption.
    
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Opponents say new Icelandic road would disturb elves

Opponents say new Icelandic road would disturb elves | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
And they're not kidding: Elf advocates fearful of disturbing the "hidden folk" join environmentalists in urging that project be abandoned
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Geography in the News: Coal Ash Problems - National Geographic

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Geography in the News: Coal Ash Problems
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Though the problem of coal-ash storage is truly national in scope, environmentalists say the solution is obvious.
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Green Rush: How big agriculture is carving up Africa for industrial farmland. Foreign Policy

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Allison Anthony's curator insight, December 23, 2013 10:38 AM

"There is a gold rush happening in Ethiopia, but it's not a hunt for the yellow metal. It's a quest for the green gold of fertile farmland. A nation more associated with periodic famine and acute childhood malnutrition than with agricultural bounty is leasing millions of hectares -- an area the size of Belgium -- to foreign companies, who want to grow and export food to places like Saudi Arabia, China, India, and Europe."

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Accent Quiz: How Y’all, Youse and You Guys Talk

Accent Quiz: How Y’all, Youse and You Guys Talk | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
What does the way you speak say about where you’re from? Answer the questions to see your personal dialect map.

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Linda Alexander's curator insight, December 22, 2013 5:47 PM

This accent quiz is entertaining to share with family members, especially if you've moved a few times. One of my  children landed on an "Overland Park, Kansas" accent given we lived there during his formative years.  It was a melting pot with people in the early 90s moving to OP from all over the country.  I was raised in Akron, Ohio but my accent appears to be most like the people in Phoenix, Arizona where I now reside.  This is my second stop in Phoenix-- another highly transient area.  The map shows other areas that have influenced my word choice--Cleveland, Ohio and the heartland. I have the least in common with New Yorkers and those from Boston. Have fun!

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How the Hot Tamale Conquered the American South - Smithsonian

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How the Hot Tamale Conquered the American South
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Eat one more! Eat one more!” the crowd chanted. And at that precise moment, I hated every last one of them—including the ringleader, my momma, who beamed with pride and anticipation.
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South Sudan factional fighting leaves hundreds feared dead

South Sudan factional fighting leaves hundreds feared dead | AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DIGITAL  STUDY: MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

"Two days of street battles between rival factions in South Sudan's army left parts of the capital in ruins and prompted fears of a bloodbath in the world's youngest country.

UN officials in New York said they had received reports from local sources indicating that between 400 and 500 people had been killed and up to 800 wounded. More than 16,000 people were seeking refuge at UN facilities. What began on Sunday night as an alleged coup attempt now threatens to widen deep ethnic divisions in a country awash with weapons and still recovering from a devastating war that led to its secession from the north in 2011."


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Joseph Thacker 's curator insight, March 24, 9:51 PM

The newest nation in the world still faces hardships today in 2014. In 2013 the country was almost involved with a civil war between the government and rebel forces. One of the reasons for violence occurring was some people who were supportive of the vice president felt the president was acting like a dictator. However, in 2014 a cease-fire was signed between the government and rebel forces, but violence still occurs between those groups of people and over natural resources such as oil.

It is very difficult for the newest country in the world to be successful, as it is politically unstable. 

Tracy Galvin's curator insight, May 4, 2:37 PM

Wow they just got their own country and now they are fighting amongst themselves. The government said it was a misunderstanding. Sad that 500 people died due to a misunderstanding.

Nicole Kearsch's curator insight, November 1, 10:59 PM

Two and a half years as a country and they are already fighting?  With all the instability already in Sudan before South Sudan was created it doesn't help that there are differences between the people of South Sudan to add to the mix.  The people don't even trust their own government as they are flocking in masses to the UN refugee centers instead of listening to the government when they have been assured security.  With any hope South Sudan can get it together, stop killing their own people, and become an example for other countries around them to follow.

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Maps and the Geospatial Revolution


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Seth Dixon's curator insight, December 19, 2013 11:24 AM

This online course, Maps and the Geospatial Revolution, is designed to be an easy on-ramp to 21st century geospatial tools and any geography teacher hoping to modernize their skillset would do well to take this course (beginning April 30th) offered freely from the Program of Online Geospatial Education at Penn State, taught by Dr. Anthony Robinson.


Tags: GIS, teacher training, mapping, cartography, geospatial, edtech, geography education, unit 1 GeoPrinciples.

Colleen Adam's curator insight, December 19, 2013 3:10 PM

Free online course overviewing new geography tips within the context of the 21st century tools we now have available.