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Photo Essay: When a Kid's Bedroom Isn't a Room

Photo Essay: When a Kid's Bedroom Isn't a Room | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A striking look at where children from nine countries sleep at night.
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Could Spain split up? Catalonian vote may birth independence bid. (+video)

Could Spain split up? Catalonian vote may birth independence bid. (+video) | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
If voters give Catalonia's leader Artur Mas strong support on Sunday, he has pledged to hold a referendum on independence from financially troubled Spain. (Could Spain split up?
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Mexico: Biggest book fair in the Spanish-speaking world opens

Mexico: Biggest book fair in the Spanish-speaking world opens | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
The biggest book fair in the Spanish-speaking world opened in Guadalajara, Mexico, this weekend.
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Chicago’s urban farm district could be the biggest in the nation

Chicago’s urban farm district could be the biggest in the nation | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Chicago's South Side could soon remake itself as a greenbelt studded with urban farms -- perhaps the largest such network in the country.
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A small piece of China in Cairo

A small piece of China in Cairo | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Ahmed Saeed Street has become the centre of the Chinese community in Cairo, with residents saying there has been a sharp increase in the number of immigrants to the area in the last five years.
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Factory fire kills over 100 in Bangladesh - The Times of India

Factory fire kills over 100 in Bangladesh - The Times of India | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Over 100 people were killed overnight after a fire engulfed a multi-story garment factory on the outskirts of Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, officials said today.
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Pope names six new non-European cardinals

Pope names six new non-European cardinals | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Prelates from nations as diverse as India, Nigeria and Lebanon elevated in bid to underline Catholic Church's diversity.
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Seniors resolved to work past retirement age | The Japan Times Online

Seniors resolved to work past retirement age | The Japan Times Online | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Six days a week, winter or summer, Mitsumi Kobuna, 73, gets up at 5 a.m. to go to Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market to get stock for his family-run stall.
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Atheists and Islam: No God, not even Allah

Atheists and Islam: No God, not even Allah | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A MOB attacked Alexander Aan even before an Indonesian court in June jailed him for two and a half years for “inciting religious hatred”.
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Migration: The ebbing Mexican wave

Migration: The ebbing Mexican wave | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
FROM A VANTAGE point on a scrubby hillside south of San Diego, Mike Jiménez, an agent with the United States Border Patrol, gazes across the Mexican frontier into Tijuana.
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Middle East Peace Photo Goes Viral

Middle East Peace Photo Goes Viral | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Two peace promoters caused an internet lovefest when their Middle East peace photo went viral today.
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Church of England says no to women bishops

Church of England says no to women bishops | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Church's main decision-making body narrowly reject the decision to all women to serve as bishops in England and Wales.
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When Hamas launches a rocket, Israeli iPhones buzz

When Hamas launches a rocket, Israeli iPhones buzz | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Thanks to Color Red, a new app thought up by a 13-year-old, Israelis all over the country know exactly when and where each rocket from Gaza is headed.
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Bolivia tells fat kids: "Eat like a native"

Bolivia tells fat kids: "Eat like a native" | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Eat your heart out Jamie Oliver. To trim down, Bolivian school kids chow quinoa and other indigenous staples.
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Kuwait's democracy is being undermined – that's why its people are protesting

Kuwait's democracy is being undermined – that's why its people are protesting | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Musallam Al-Barrak: The protests in Kuwait that got me out of jail will continue until power is returned to the people (RT @commentisfree: Kuwaiti opposition leader, Musallam Al-Barrak, on the struggle for democracy in Kuwait
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Supercomputer Shows Where The Most Negative People Are

Supercomputer Shows Where The Most Negative People Are | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Twitter may be full of jibber-jabber, but that doesn't mean this social networking site can't give us a little insight about what the world is thinking.
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Growing food in the desert: is this the solution to the world's food crisis?

Growing food in the desert: is this the solution to the world's food crisis? | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Philipp Saumweber is creating a miracle in the barren Australian outback, growing tonnes of fresh food. So why has he fallen out with the pioneering environmentalist who invented the revolutionary system?
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Dubai plans new ‘city’, world’s largest mall

Dubai plans new ‘city’, world’s largest mall | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Dubai, famed for its mega-projects before it was hit by the global financial crisis, on Saturday announced a new development to open the world's biggest mall and a park larger than London's Hyde Park (Dubai plans new ‘city’, world’s...
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A New Map in Chinese Passports Stirs Anger Across the Region

A New Map in Chinese Passports Stirs Anger Across the Region | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A revised map in China's new passports shows various disputed territories to be under Chinese sovereignty, from a desolate chunk of the Himalayas to hotly contested islands in the South China Sea. The other countries are not amused.
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Giving back: Eight innovative philanthropists around the world

Giving back: Eight innovative philanthropists around the world | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
The global face of philanthropy is changing. Donors no longer just open their wallets. They're actively involved in causes, use savvy business practices, and leverage what they give to achieve more good.
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Trisha Klancar's comment, November 24, 2012 8:26 AM
Thank you, I added this to my Leadership Styles page... great for our youth to be inspired and recognize the everyday parts of our lives can make a difference in other areas...sometimes it really doesn't take the big bucks just a vision! Thank you!
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Philippines protest China e-passport map

Philippines protest China e-passport map | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
China includes map of disputed South China Sea in e-passports much to the ire of other claimants.
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Demography: The gain before the pain

Demography: The gain before the pain | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
IN PINK COWBOY boots and a bright red Disney hat, Ángeles Zermeño is surely one of Mexico City’s most stylish three-year-olds. Her parents, Ricardo and Blanca, are thinking of having another child, perhaps in a year or so.
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Mosque for gays, women to open in Paris

Mosque for gays, women to open in Paris | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
The organization Homosexuals Muslims in France announced it will open a mosque that will allow men and women to pray together and perform same-sex marriage ceremonies.
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In the fight against AIDS, report shows progress worldwide

In the fight against AIDS, report shows progress worldwide | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A report released by UNAIDS shows a 20 percent decrease in new HIV infections in the last decade.
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Twitter slang comes mainly from African-Americans, study shows

Twitter slang comes mainly from African-Americans, study shows | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta found that much of the English shorthand used on Twitter stems from urban African-American populations in the US.
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