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How Young People Are Pulling Jobs Back to City Centers

How Young People Are Pulling Jobs Back to City Centers | Mrs. Watson's Class | Scoop.it
A new analysis suggests that jobs previously lost to the suburbs are returning to the core.
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How containerization shaped the modern world - Sir Harold Evans

How containerization shaped the modern world - Sir Harold Evans | Mrs. Watson's Class | Scoop.it
Sometimes a single unlikely idea can have massive impact across the world. Sir Harold Evans, the author of They Made America, describes how frustration drove Malcom McLean, a small-town truck driver, to invent the shipping container. Containerization was born, and it transformed the modern global economy.
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Containerization 

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▶ Humans Need Not Apply - YouTube

Discuss this video: http://www.reddit.com/r/CGPGrey/comments/2dfh5v/humans_need_not_apply/ http://www.CGPGrey.com/ https://twitter.com/cgpgrey ## Robots, Etc...
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This is why you need to do your homework and develop your brain to prepare for a high skilled job.

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8 Key Facts About Africa - The Globalist

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Africa has one of the youngest and fastest-growing consumer markets in the world.
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Africa is a continent to watch. It has the potential to begin an economic break through on a global scale. I used to say watch China. Now I think it is Africa 

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The Real Reason U.S. Gas Is So Cheap Is Americans Don't Pay the True Cost of Driving

The Real Reason U.S. Gas Is So Cheap Is Americans Don't Pay the True Cost of Driving | Mrs. Watson's Class | Scoop.it
A gas tax that fully corrected for the social impact of car reliance would upend life as we know it.
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Interesting article comparing gas taxes and costs of driving.

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Remittance Flows Worldwide in 2012

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Track the flows of remittances worldwide in the year 2012 with this interactive.
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Globalization II - Good or Bad?: Crash Course World History #42 - YouTube

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Sarah Ann Glesenkamp's curator insight, August 18, 2014 1:02 PM

Unit 1: Globalization (Key term)

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Map: The largest company by revenue in every state

Map: The largest company by revenue in every state | Mrs. Watson's Class | Scoop.it
A look at some of the biggest economic drivers in each state.
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Another interesting map

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Annie Pack's curator insight, June 25, 2014 1:55 PM

Interesting map to consider! What do you think? Does anything surprise you?