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CH5: One Map That Shows Why English Will Never Be The Official Language Of The US

CH5: One Map That Shows Why English Will Never Be The Official Language Of The US | GHS Cultural Geography | Scoop.it
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CH5: Blocked in Quebec: U.S. stores shut down English-only web sites when they open here

CH5: Blocked in Quebec: U.S. stores shut down English-only web sites when they open here | GHS Cultural Geography | Scoop.it
As the invasion of U.S. retailers continues and as the Internet increasingly becomes the marketplace and the research centre of consumers, some Quebecers are getting rude surprises: some companies ...
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CH6: The Big Religion Comparison Chart: Compare World Religions - Religion Facts

CH6: The Big Religion Comparison Chart: Compare World Religions - Religion Facts | GHS Cultural Geography | Scoop.it
The Big Religion Comparison Chart is a comparison chart of religions that compares the origins, beliefs, practices, and texts of world religions, small religions, ancient cults and new religious movements.
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CH6: Sacred Sites and Religious Travel - Sacred Destinations

CH6: Sacred Sites and Religious Travel - Sacred Destinations | GHS Cultural Geography | Scoop.it
An ecumenical guide to sacred sites, religious buildings, and pilgrimages around the world. Includes a calendar of religious festivals and a directory of spiritual tours and religious lodging.
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This Chart Explains Every Culture In The World

This Chart Explains Every Culture In The World | GHS Cultural Geography | Scoop.it
As countries become more developed, they travel diagonally to the upper-right.
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40 Maps That Explain The Middle East

40 Maps That Explain The Middle East | GHS Cultural Geography | Scoop.it
These maps are crucial for understanding the region's history, its present, and some of the most important stories there today.

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Nancy Watson's curator insight, October 11, 9:16 AM

Both History and Geography explained in these maps

Shanelle Zaino's curator insight, October 22, 3:10 PM

With the increasing amount of information online it can be misleading at times. I do believe this is a useful collection of maps however I feel people looking at it might get trapped in a pitfall. After looking at these 40 maps a person could feel that this is all there is to know about this subject. Yes it is informative to have this information together but it should just be the start of the conversation not the end. So often we want quick google searches with definite answers,

when some topics require a lot of research from different sources. The reader needs to make up their own pool of knowledge.

Sreya Ayinala's curator insight, November 30, 9:53 PM

Unit 1 Nature and Perspectives of Geography

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How Cultures Move Across Continents

How Cultures Move Across Continents | GHS Cultural Geography | Scoop.it
Researchers have mapped the travels of 150,000 artists, politicians and religious leaders over the past 2,000 years. The videos reveal how cultural achievements ebb and flow across the U.S and Europe.

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Interactive map of migration of the west

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What 'The Simpsons' Says About Ukraine's Language Divide

What 'The Simpsons' Says About Ukraine's Language Divide | GHS Cultural Geography | Scoop.it
Some Ukrainians insist the show is funnier when dubbed in Ukrainian rather than Russian. In the recent crisis in Ukraine, much has been made of the country's language divide.
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Religion - Photos: How Muslim Families Around the World Break the Ramadan Fast

Religion - Photos: How Muslim Families Around the World Break the Ramadan Fast | GHS Cultural Geography | Scoop.it
From Istanbul to Sydney to Beijing, here's what Muslim families are eating to break the fast
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CH5: How Y’all, Youse and You Guys Talk

CH5: How Y’all, Youse and You Guys Talk | GHS Cultural Geography | 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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Take this quiz and generate your personal dialect map. Mine was right on!

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CH6: These are the most religious places in the world (and what they're practicing)

CH6: These are the most religious places in the world (and what they're practicing) | GHS Cultural Geography | Scoop.it
This map shows the countries where more than half the population consider themselves practicing members of one particular faith.
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Just TRY Not To Laugh At This Map Of Dirty-Sounding Places

Just TRY Not To Laugh At This Map Of Dirty-Sounding Places | GHS Cultural Geography | Scoop.it
Finally, an interactive map designed for everyone’s inner 12-year-old.

Geotechnologist Gary Gale compiled a list of dirty-sounding or crassly named places in the world and put them on a map, titled “Vaguely Rude Place Names Of The Wor...
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The Anti-Redskins commercial

"Watch the #BigGame commercial the NFL would never air. Get involved by contacting the Washington Professional Football Team, the NFL and the Washington Post."


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Seth Dixon's curator insight, June 10, 1:03 PM

The National Congress of American Indians did not have the funds to run this ad during the Super Bowl to promote their campaign to get the Washington Redskins to change their mascot.  However, this ad will be shown during the NBA finals.  Some argue that it is not offensive but this simple video powerful shows how many Native Americans feel insulted by this anachronistic moniker.  What do you think?  What makes something offensive or appropriate?  Whatever your opinion, as the Deadspin author said, "Seems like a good time to retire the No Native Americans have a problem with the name argument."  

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CH5: Chick-fil-A manager reportedly bans slang words at restaurant

CH5: Chick-fil-A manager reportedly bans slang words at restaurant | GHS Cultural Geography | Scoop.it
The manager also created a comprehensive guide of prohibited language.
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CH6: Religion - Mistrust Threatens Delicate Balance at a Sacred Site in Jerusalem

CH6: Religion - Mistrust Threatens Delicate Balance at a Sacred Site in Jerusalem | GHS Cultural Geography | Scoop.it
A site in the Old City of Jerusalem, known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary, has been a flash point since the advent of modern Zionism.
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Ch5 Language: Smile, You’re Speaking Emoji: The Rapid Evolution of a Wordless Tongue

Ch5 Language: Smile, You’re Speaking Emoji: The Rapid Evolution of a Wordless Tongue | GHS Cultural Geography | Scoop.it
Are words on the way out?
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Is Hindi making a comeback in India after years of pursuit of English?

Is Hindi making a comeback in India after years of pursuit of English? | GHS Cultural Geography | Scoop.it
Why is 21st century India tripping over its multilingual tongue? New battles over language and the primacy given to English have resurfaced.
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Faces of Genocide

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Survival helps tribal peoples defend their lives, protect their lands and determine their own futures.

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Charting culture

"This animation distils hundreds of years of culture into just five minutes. A team of historians and scientists wanted to map cultural mobility, so they tracked the births and deaths of notable individuals like David, King of Israel, and Leonardo da Vinci, from 600 BC to the present day. Using them as a proxy for skills and ideas, their map reveals intellectual hotspots and tracks how empires rise and crumble. The information comes from Freebase, a Google-owned database of well-known people and places, and other catalogues of notable individuals. The team is based at the University of Texas at Dallas."


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APHG-U3

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Geografische concepten als stedelijke ontwikkeling en diffusie patronen worden zichtbaar. Primate city en rank-size rule.....en demografische veranderingen in gebeiden.

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What 'The Simpsons' Says About Ukraine's Language Divide

What 'The Simpsons' Says About Ukraine's Language Divide | GHS Cultural Geography | Scoop.it
Some Ukrainians insist the show is funnier when dubbed in Ukrainian rather than Russian. In the recent crisis in Ukraine, much has been made of the country's language divide.
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Language - People are judging you for the way you pronounce 'vase'

Language - People are judging you for the way you pronounce 'vase' | GHS Cultural Geography | Scoop.it
A new study shows that we attach social judgments to accents.
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'Columbusing': The Art Of Discovering Something That Is Not New

'Columbusing': The Art Of Discovering Something That Is Not New | GHS Cultural Geography | Scoop.it
We are constantly "discovering" new cultural experiences, foods or locales that have already existed for a long time. But when is that a healthy byproduct of globalization and when is it a problem?
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How Heavy Metal Tracks the Wealth of Nations

How Heavy Metal Tracks the Wealth of Nations | GHS Cultural Geography | Scoop.it
This music of disillusion and despair is, strangely, biggest in countries with very high quality of life.
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