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Parag Khanna maps the future of countries | Video on TED.com

Many people think the lines on the map no longer matter, but Parag Khanna says they do. Using maps of the past and present, he explains the root causes of border conflicts worldwide and proposes simple yet cunning solutions for each.

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Allison Anthony's curator insight, February 14, 2013 10:59 AM

This is a great discussion on countries today and how the population is spatially arranged across the world.  Where are these people and what role to individual countries and their borders have in this arrangement?  Watch this for class discussion.  Make notes of intriguing remarks that raise questions in your mind to bring up in class.

Allison Anthony's curator insight, March 17, 2014 8:21 PM

This is a great discussion on countries today and how the population is spatially arranged across the world.  Where are these people and what role to individual countries and their borders have in this arrangement?  Watch this for class discussion.  Make notes of intriguing remarks that raise questions in your mind to bring up in class.

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9 questions about Ukraine you were too embarrassed to ask - The Washington Post

9 questions about Ukraine you were too embarrassed to ask - The Washington Post | Human Geography | Scoop.it

Yes, the first question is “What is Ukraine?“ Its rich linguistic and ethnic history help explain their present divide. The maps show the answers.


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Agriculture and economy's comment, February 1, 2014 1:25 PM
Very nice historic framework description
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Massive quake creates island off Pakistan coast

Massive quake creates island off Pakistan coast | Human Geography | Scoop.it
Experts say the island was formed by the massive movement of the earth during the 7.7-magnitude quake that hit Pakistan's Baluchistan province on Tuesday, killing at least 285 people.
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The Best 25 Candy Bars Of All Time, In Order

The Best 25 Candy Bars Of All Time, In Order | Human Geography | Scoop.it
We're Americans, and when an afternoon sugar craving strikes, we have a gaggle of candy bars to choose from. Sometimes, when our blood sugar is low we make terrible choices.

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Coca-Cola Super Bowl ad stirs social media controversy

Coca-Cola Super Bowl ad stirs social media controversy | Human Geography | Scoop.it
The Super Bowl is known for hilarious commercials, but one from Coca-Cola is causing quite the stir on social media. #SpeakAmerican started trending on Twitter after the ad debuted showing 'America the Beautiful' sung in different languages.

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Allison Anthony's curator insight, February 7, 2014 12:27 PM

This is an editorial piece about the Coca Cola ad shown during the Super Bowl.

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42 Amazing Maps

The map, as an innovation, is extremely important. Simply constructing a useful representation of our world onto a piece of paper (or clay or vellum or whate...

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Jyri-Pekka Kukkonen's curator insight, September 26, 2013 2:18 AM

mielenkiintoista...

jon inge's curator insight, October 11, 2013 5:20 PM

if graphs are the language of economics , maps speak for geographers and they are also a great way to show econmic data

Courtney Barrowman's curator insight, September 11, 2014 2:13 PM

unit 1