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Fashion as a Mirror of History

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Would you believe that the annual amount the world spends on fashion equates to roughly $1,200, 000, 000, 000? That might sound like a sizable amount but when taken into account how many people there…

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The world’s population just passed 7.5 billion: Here are some fascinating facts

The world’s population just passed 7.5 billion: Here are some fascinating facts | Navigate | Scoop.it
The world’s population has just passed 7.5 billion, according to the ‘World Population Clock’ hosted by worldometers.info. Worldometers uses projections based on a variety of highly reputable sources to calculate its constantly updated numbers, including the United Nations, the World Health Organization, and the World Bank. “This event was off the charts” Gary Vaynerchuk was …

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Poppy Field

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The Great War did not 'end all wars' - Poppy Field visualises war fatalities from the beginning of the 20th Century. Credits: http://poppyfield.org by Valentina D'Efilippo and Nicolas Pigelet
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Dice Simulator - Random Dice - Dice History

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Dice simulator and introduction to dice various games. History of dice. Random Dice - Dice History

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Mapped: The writing systems of the world

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Maximilian Dörrbecker's map of the writing systems of our world is fascinating. Check it out.

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The Origins of an Ancient Fairy Tale | DiscoverMagazine.com

The Origins of an Ancient Fairy Tale | DiscoverMagazine.com | Navigate | Scoop.it
"The Smith and the Devil" progressed from proto-languages to all of the modern languages.
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Every City Should Build a Digital Archive as Amazing as Amsterdam's

Every City Should Build a Digital Archive as Amazing as Amsterdam's | Navigate | Scoop.it
Historical videos inspired by “Game of Thrones,” photos of long-lost neighborhoods, and maps of the best old buildings still standing today. What more could you ask for?
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Amazing images of London show the city's evolution over nearly 2,000 years

Amazing images of London show the city's evolution over nearly 2,000 years | Navigate | Scoop.it
London was not always the bustling metropolis it is today, but the city has a very long history.
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37 maps that explain how America is a nation of immigrants

37 maps that explain how America is a nation of immigrants | Navigate | Scoop.it
It's impossible to understand the country without knowing who's been kept out, who's been let in, and how they've been treated once they arrive.
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3D Size Comparison of Everything in the Universe is Awe-Inspiring

3D Size Comparison of Everything in the Universe is Awe-Inspiring | Navigate | Scoop.it
Like a cross between the opening credits of Contact and the Simpson’s Universe couch gag, this video gives us an ever expanding look at how the smallest objects in existence compare in size to the largest.
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A Huge Library of NASA Space Photos to Use with Students via @medkh9

A Huge Library of NASA Space Photos to Use with Students via @medkh9 | Navigate | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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Sistine Chapel gets full digital treatment for future restorations

Sistine Chapel gets full digital treatment for future restorations | Navigate | Scoop.it
The last time the entire Sistine Chapel was photographed for posterity, digital photography was in its infancy and words like pixels were bandied about mostly by computer nerds and NASA scientists.
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How Do You See the World? | GeoNet

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How do others see the world? Increasingly we use technology to inform or learn from. Some use newspapers and magazines to see the world. Some use the

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Merging Cyberlearning and adding the depth of ESRI teacher and student resources. This work is free. 
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How our ancient trees connect us to the past - Medieval manuscripts blog

How our ancient trees connect us to the past - Medieval manuscripts blog | Navigate | Scoop.it
Some of the most stunning creations of the Middle Ages are still alive. Britain is dotted with trees planted hundreds of years ago, with over 120,000 listed in the Woodland Trust’s Ancient Tree Inventory. Some of them are over a thousand years old. This year, organisations across the Unite
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The World War I Primary Documents Archive

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World War I documents archive.
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The Cheapest Bookstore in the World: James Lackington and the Creation of Modern Bookselling | History Today

The Cheapest Bookstore in the World: James Lackington and the Creation of Modern Bookselling | History Today | Navigate | Scoop.it
Writing in his Memoirs of the First Forty-Five Years of the Life of James Lackington (published in 1792), Lackington, who began his working life as an illiterate shoemaker’s apprentice, explained why he had undertaken to transform the book industry: Thousands […] have been effectually prevented from purchasing (though anxious so to do) whose circumstances in life would not permit them to pay the full price, and thus were totally excluded from the advantage of improving their understandings, and enjoying a rational entertainment.
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Free for All: NYPL Enhances Public Domain Collections For Sharing and Reuse

Free for All: NYPL Enhances Public Domain Collections For Sharing and Reuse | Navigate | Scoop.it
We are proud to announce that out-of-copyright materials in NYPL Digital Collections are now available as high-resolution downloads. No permission required, no hoops to jump through: just go forth and reuse!
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Beautiful Botanicals

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This collection represents some of my personal favorites from the digitization project at the United States National Herbarium, at the National Museu
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The incredible interactive map of every dinosaur fossil found on Earth

The incredible interactive map of every dinosaur fossil found on Earth | Navigate | Scoop.it
Paleobiology Database encompasses all known dinosaur species, with more than 2,000 types represented across every continent on Earth. An interactive map reveals 8,000 discovery sites.
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Overview - Maps

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a range of geologic maps, topographic maps, geospatial map applications, and more. Start your topical exploration.

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Pigments through the Ages - detailed pigment histories, recipes

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