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Humans, chimps appear to sequentially adopt cultural traits

Humans, chimps appear to sequentially adopt cultural traits | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Humans and chimps appear to share the ability to sequentially adopt cultural traits, thereby increasing cultural complexity in a cumulative fashion. The research behind this discovery by Arizona State University evolutionary ...
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This article applies to culture traits.  This is about how humans and chimps have changed over the years.  They figured out that a chimp was closerr related to humans rather than orangutans. This is in relevance to international communites. This was a long term goal delveloping from a chimp.

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Fit With Flash: Cultural Differences… Kentucky vs. Canada

Fit With Flash: Cultural Differences… Kentucky vs. Canada | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Cultural Differences… Kentucky vs. Canada. If you are new here, I am from Kentucky. My man-friend is from Canada. Other than the accents and the weather, I didn't think there was that much different between the two ...
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This article applies to culture. It applies to culture because this artice discusses how Kentucky and Canada are and are not like each other. They do this based on things such as what kind of doughnuts they like, compared curenncy and gas, they also talked about how they did and didn't have snow days. This is in relevance to national communites.  Some of what was said, was long term and some of it was short term. 

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Cultural Differences? Researchers Examine Media Impact in Multiple Countries - Science Daily (press release)

Cultural Differences? Researchers Examine Media Impact in Multiple Countries - Science Daily (press release) | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Cultural Differences? Researchers Examine Media Impact in Multiple Countries
Science Daily (press release)
They found some small differences between cultural groups when comparing the countries, but the overall effect was similar for each group.
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This article is about cultural traits. The concept of geography is how different things are looked at in different countries. This article is about the kids act based on what video games they play. For example if kids aren't as social in an appropriate ways thing they are probably playing violent games. But the kids who are kind and helpful in a social invronment are either playing happy video games or none at all. This relevance is within local, national, and international communities;  this also a long term effect.

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A map of all the countries that contribute to a single jar of Nutella

A map of all the countries that contribute to a single jar of Nutella | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Popular hazelnut and cocoa spread Nutella has become such a global product that the OECD decided to use it as a case study in its latest report on global value chains.
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This article is about how nutella is an example of globalization. This states that there are numerous countries around the world that take part in the process of making nutella, or distributing this hazelnut spread all across the world. This is relevant withn national, and international communites and is also a long term affect.

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This article describes how many different countries come together to create one product. Nutella is enjoyed by citizens of over 70 countries around the world. French creperies have even adapted it into their menus.  It is truly a global treat.

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Well With Michelle: Cultural Differences In our Diet - The News-Press

Well With Michelle: Cultural Differences In our Diet - The News-Press | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Well With Michelle: Cultural Differences In our Diet
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In America, obesity rates reach over 30 percent of the population. In France, it's 11 percent.
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This article is about how Americans have affected the way other people from different countries view food.  For example this article talked about how the French would eat three meals a day but have two small meals and one larger meal, but now they have started eating three large meals with not very many healthy opitions. Portion control in France has also changed tremendously. This is article is revevant to international communites because this is also happening in Italy as well as France and has a long term effect in these communites. 

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The Globalization Of Clean Technology

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The flat economic world isn't just about jobs and trade: More and more it means that tech and expertise about reducing pollution and energy can easily...
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This article applies to globalization.  Culture values and preferences are also used.  This is about finding solutions for the trade and tecnology world so the economic world will remain flat. This is in relevance to international communites.  This is also a long term goal.

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Museum celebrates Kwanzaa - Knoe.com

Museum celebrates Kwanzaa - Knoe.com | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Museum celebrates Kwanzaa
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"This is for traits, character traits, the kinds of things we want to be good citizen. The kind of things we were taught when we were ... Both Dickson and Slacks are strong supporters of cultural education.
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This article applies to concepts of culture. The concept it applies to is cultural regions because of where kwanzaa takes place. This article is about how kwanzaa is more of a culture holiday than it is a religion holiday. This is in relevance to national communities and is a long term effect.

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Olympic Preview: Will Ice Climbing Be the Next Winter Olympic Sport? - 5280 The Denver Magazine (blog)

Olympic Preview: Will Ice Climbing Be the Next Winter Olympic Sport? - 5280 The Denver Magazine (blog) | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Olympic Preview: Will Ice Climbing Be the Next Winter Olympic Sport?
5280 The Denver Magazine (blog)
The process takes determination and persistence—traits ice climbers rely on each time they slam axe to ice.
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This article applies to cultural preferences.  Some concepts that apply to geography in this article are where ice climbing can actually take place, and also how to make it the same for all the competitors who take part in this event for the olymics? So this article is about trying to make ice climbing an olympic sport by the winter games of 2022. This is in relevance within international countries and this is also a long term effect.

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Cultural Syncretism | GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION

Cultural Syncretism | GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION | AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
This is referred to as cultural syncretism, where two or more cultures or cultural traits combine together to make something new. Globalization and migration are making more cultural combinations than we've ever seen before ...
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This picture is showing two cultures combing into one. This is called cultural syncretism. This picture was taking in Memphis, TN on a Jewish synagogue.  This is within a local community and could be a short or long term event.

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Cultural syncretism is when two or more cultures combine to make something totally new. This sign from a bus in Memphis, TN shows how the Hebrew language combined with a folksy southern twang. This shows that migration has affected our culture, and we have affected other cultures.