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This ingenious illustration reveals how much space we give to cars

This ingenious illustration reveals how much space we give to cars | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Swedish artist Karl Jilg shows how cities are built for cars, not pedestrians.
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The Canada most people don't see - Macleans.ca

The Canada most people don't see - Macleans.ca | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
It has an unemployment rate worse than Sudan. The infant mortality rate is worse than Russia. And the injustice is appalling.
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How do you draw a circle? We analyzed 100,000 circles to show how culture shapes our instincts

How do you draw a circle? We analyzed 100,000 circles to show how culture shapes our instincts | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Let’s do a quick exercise. Are you ready? Draw a circle in the box below. Don’t think too hard! Did you start at the top or bottom? Clockwise or counterclockwise? New data show that the way you draw a circle holds clues about where you come from. In November, Google released an online gam
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Aparkalypse now: The perilous politics of parking | The Economist

Aparkalypse now: The perilous politics of parking | The Economist | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
IN IRELAND people ask St Anthony to help them find parking spaces. In Chicago, if you shovel the snow from a space, it belongs to you. In Shanghai people beg their parents to reserve spaces by sitting in them.
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A girl's view of the 17 sustainable development goals - in pictures

A girl's view of the 17 sustainable development goals - in pictures | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
‘If you don’t know where to start with the SDGs, start with women and girls everything else will fall into place’
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Bank of England considers palm oil for £20 polymer notes

Bank of England considers palm oil for £20 polymer notes | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Switching from animal fat derivative may prove tricky as WWF issues caution over environmental impact of using palm oil
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Why do competitors open their stores next to one another? - Jac de Haan

View full lesson on ed.ted.com - http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-competitors-open-their-stores-next-to-one-another-jac-de-haan Why are all the ga
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The Underground Railroad for Refugees

The Underground Railroad for Refugees | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
At a safe house in Buffalo, asylum seekers from around the world prepare to flee the U.S. for Canada. 
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China considers paying couples to have a second child

China considers paying couples to have a second child | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
After abolishing the one-child policy, Communist party mulls financial incentives to parents who have more than one baby
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Alabama found guilty of racial gerrymandering – ThinkProgress

Alabama found guilty of racial gerrymandering – ThinkProgress | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that the state of Alabama engaged in unconstitutional racial gerrymandering in at least 12 districts in order to preserve a Republican supermajority. The ruling…
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Why China is building islands in the South China Sea

China claims they aren't military bases, but their actions say otherwise. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO China is building islands in th
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Slum Dwellers In Africa's Biggest Megacity Are Now Living In Canoes

Slum Dwellers In Africa's Biggest Megacity Are Now Living In Canoes | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
In Nigeria, government has warned that it will demolish shanties on prime waterfront property. Now thousands of people are homeless.
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How the U.S. Government Segregated America

How the U.S. Government Segregated America | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Richard Rothstein's magisterial new book tracks how the government segregated America—and how new policy, and new education, could save us.
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A city to grow into

A city to grow into | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Across the world, cities are full to bursting. Serena del Mar, a new town near Cartagena in Colombia, is a local answer to a global challenge
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Al Jazeera World

Al Jazeera World | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
From Iceland to New Zealand, Ramadan fasting hours for these Muslims are poles apart.

Ramadan North and South: http://aje.io/nwbn
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The Doomsday Vault: Humanity’s salvation?

The Doomsday Vault: Humanity’s salvation? | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Deep beneath the barren surface of the Arctic tundra in Norway, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault - built to safeguard sources of the world’s food supply - was designed to outlast any disaster
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'Hip-Hop Architecture' and Why Modernism Failed Urban America

'Hip-Hop Architecture' and Why Modernism Failed Urban America | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Michael Ford explains how he’s building a movement to reclaim urban design from the failures of the 1970s.
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The Graphic Novel Teaching Chicago Teens About Urban Planning

The Graphic Novel Teaching Chicago Teens About Urban Planning | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
The graphic novel No Small Plans aims to empower the city’s youth through stories about their neighborhoods.
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A Day Without a Woman Could Cost the Country Nearly $21 Billion in GDP

A Day Without a Woman Could Cost the Country Nearly $21 Billion in GDP | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
A new study shows that if all paid women in the U.S. were to take off on "A Day Without A Woman," it could cost $21 billion in GDP.
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This Kenyan experiment seeks to dispel an insidious myth about poor people

This Kenyan experiment seeks to dispel an insidious myth about poor people | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
We visited, and asked everyday residents how the money is changing their lives.
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Meet the Math Professor Who’s Fighting Gerrymandering With Geometry

Meet the Math Professor Who’s Fighting Gerrymandering With Geometry | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Moon Duchin has helped create a program to train mathematicians to be expert witnesses in court cases over redrawn electoral districts. She explains why it’s "the right moment" to pursue this new approach.
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Gerrymandering is the biggest obstacle to genuine democracy in the United States. So why is no one protesting?

The beast that ate American democracy.
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