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iPhone 5 May be Viewed as a Clone Device in China; Lawsuit Incoming

iPhone 5 May be Viewed as a Clone Device in China; Lawsuit Incoming | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
From the land of crazy comes the story of how a knock-off phone manufacturer may get the opportunity to sue Apple for copying them.
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iphone 5 is viewed as a clone device known as the "GooPhone" in China. They released a phone based on the design of Apple's new device. 

How will this affect china?

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The Role of Religion in Reconciliation | Asian Tribune

The Role of Religion in Reconciliation | Asian Tribune | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
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Most Asians believe in reconciling. The major religions in Asia are Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

Why do they have to aim at the critical mass of spiritual consciousness?

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Too much of a good thing

Too much of a good thing | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
Not doing a roaring trade SOUTH-EAST ASIA’S low-cost airlines have gone from feast to famine. Cheap, short-haul, no-frills flying came late to the region, but...
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Asia has dramtically lowered the cost of flying and it releives the growing demand of flyers. Asia Pacific Reigion has 47 planes already and they are considering adding another 12 planes. China is even considering adding a 14 billion airport.

EQ: Consider the pros and cons of adding more planes and another air port.

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European Portuguese - Lesson 7 - Membros da Família - Family Members - YouTube

Aula 7 - Portuguese Lesson - Family Members - Membros da familia. This is continental portuguese not brasilian
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Ive noticed that the portuguese names for family members can be the same as some of the spanish ones. For example Tio means incle in both languages. However some of them are different lik mom, dad, son, and daughter.

Q: Can you use these terms with your family? Try it.

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Bolivia shows signs of significant economic improvement |

Bolivia shows signs of significant economic improvement | | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
(The following article was written by William Neuman and was published in the New York Times on February 16, 2014) Tucked away in the shadow of its more
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Bolvia has made a dramtic turn around in it economy. The economy has grown about 6.5% last year. They are doing better then most of the other countries in South America and other parts of the world.

Q: What do you think Bolvia could do to further improve its economy?

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Memorize South American Countries and Geography in under 5 minutes - YouTube

Learn the names and locations of Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guiana, Suriname, and French Guyan...
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What is the biggest country in South America?

How many countries does South America have?

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United Church of Canada | United Church Says Limits to Freedom of Religion Are Reasonable

United Church of Canada | United Church Says Limits to Freedom of Religion Are Reasonable | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
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There are limits to freedom of religion when it comes to hate peech, but Mr. Whatcott thinks differently. He thinks that their conscience dictates.

 

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Celebration of the "Day of the Dead" in Belize | Facebook

Celebration of the "Day of the Dead" in Belize | Facebook | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
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The '' Day of the Dead " is celebrated on the 1st of November. One of the things they eat at this event is tamales.

 

On the "Day of the Dead", do the souls of ancestors join the the fesivities including food and dancing?

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Canada Economy: Population, GDP, Inflation, Business, Trade, FDI, Corruption

Canada Economy: Population, GDP, Inflation, Business, Trade, FDI, Corruption | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
Learn more about the Canada economy, including the population of Canada, GDP, facts, trade, business, inflation and other data and analysis on its economy from the Index of Economic Freedom published by The Heritage Foundation.
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Economy

Canada's economy is one of the best in the world. Canada has a 7.4% unemployment rate,  our unemployment rate is higher.

Q: Predict weather or not Canadas unemployment rate with increase or deacrease. And why?

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Ancestor of Native Americans in Asia was 30% "Western Eurasian"

Ancestor of Native Americans in Asia was 30% "Western Eurasian" | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
The complete genome has recently been sequenced from 4 year old Russian boy who died 24,000 years ago near Lake Baikal in a location called Mal’ta, the area in Asia believed to be the origin of the...
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Eastern Asians became the original Native Americans who migrated across the Beringian Land Bridge.

Why aren't the Asians known as the original Native Americans anymore?

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How to Make Moon Cakes - Traditional Cantonese Recipe - YouTube

Here are the written instructions for this recipe: http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art178141.asp
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This year the Moon Festival falls on September 8th. The Moon Festival is a family and friend gathering to celebrate. They worship the mooon, pray, and, eat moon cakes, a special treat onle served on special occasions. Generally people will pray for good health, children, spouses, and beauty.

EQ: Think back to The Joy Luck Club Which story incorporated the moon cake? Summarize the story.

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Day of reckoning

Day of reckoning | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
IT IS a measure of admirable patience that almost nobody in India, not even those who cast their votes over five weeks ago, grumbles at the inordinate length of the...
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iIndia has finally come to the end of there voting. there was a 66% voter turnout which is a record high for participants. Voting began  April 7th and ended May 16th.

EQ:  Compare the differeces between Indias voting system and USA voting system.

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Two more dead in Venezuelan streets as protests continue

Two more dead in Venezuelan streets as protests continue | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
A Venezuelan soldier and a motor cyclist were killed in a standoff with opposition demonstrators who had set up a barricade along an avenue of Caracas, the vice president of the ruling Socialist Party said on Thursday.
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Venezuala like many countres right now is fighting to take there president out of office. At least 20 have been killed. The goverment has tried to stop the violence but it only seems to cause more violence. The demonstrators have set up baracades to block security/police from getting to them and into neihborhoods.

Q: What do you think the president should do? Step down? Or try to keep the people under control? 

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IP in Latin America: Brazil, the southern giant | Lexology

IP in Latin America: Brazil, the southern giant | Lexology | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
In a previous article, we discussed an overview of Latin American (LA) intellectual property issues.
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There are IP issues in South America. They made a new law that is a patent.

What dynasty is Brazil part of?

What is Brazil's ranking for the ITC?

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Native American religions :: Issues and concerns

Native American religions :: Issues and concerns | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
Religious beliefs and sacramental practices of the indigenous peoples of North and South America. Until the 1950s it was commonly assumed that the religions of the surviving Native Americans were little...
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South America's religion is mostly Christianity. They potent only when conducted in their Native languages.

What did the Native American's suffer from?

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Words Matter: How Geospatial Education Suffers Because of Government Classification

Words Matter: How Geospatial Education Suffers Because of Government Classification | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
Recently, MSNBC aired a story (http://tinyurl.com/lgney9c) featuring Alex Trebek, host of the television game show “Jeopardy,” pointing to the neglect geography education is afforded in the United States.
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Geography has been unfunded. Geography is often missing from identified STEM degree education and program.

 

What is Obama's administration propsal and what does it do?

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Spanish Vocabulary - Members of the family in Spanish (La familia)

Learn how to name your family members in Spanish. This Spanish vocabulary cartoon teaches in a fun way "Members of the family" Miembros de la familia en espa...
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Social: Family

You will learn how to say your whole family in spanish! See if you can remember them!

Q: Did you know any of these words before watching the video? If so how?

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Federal government shutdown cost $2 billion in lost productivity, OMB report finds

Federal government shutdown cost $2 billion in lost productivity, OMB report finds | North America, South America, and Asia | Scoop.it
The 16-day shutdown had a ripple effect, hurting spending by visitors to parks and delaying permits.
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Our federal goverment shut down for 16 days. We lost $2 billion. State parks and monuments were shut down (as you can see above). Many people lost there jobs.

Q: How do you think te U.S.A. will make up the lost revenue (money)? How would you fix it?  

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