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Global Metal (Trailer)

In GLOBAL METAL, directors Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn set out to discover how the West's most maligned musical genre -- heavy metal -- has impacted the world...

Globalization has had an enormous impact on culture and its spread worldwide. This documentary film discusses the impact of globalization on the music subgenre of heavy metal. It shows us where metal has spread and the different forms it has taken based on location.

Metal is even here in Taiwan.

Check out Chthonic's Quell the Souls of Sing Ling Temple: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8LbIMcAjpQ

Go here for the story and meaning behind the song's lyrics:
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2011/10/24/2003516559/1

 

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Google Street View Adds 400,000 Km of Roads, Biggest Update in History - Softpedia

Google Street View Adds 400,000 Km of Roads, Biggest Update in History - Softpedia | Walkerteach Geo | Scoop.it

Google Street View Adds 400,000 Km of Roads, Biggest Update in History...including HUALIEN, TAIWAN!

One thing that I have noticed since moving to Taiwan is that some places are very much overlooked in google maps. This announcement is heartening, but also a greater indication of the expansion of geographic information systems and online mapping. 

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