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What's at the bottom of the abyss? Er, not much. First video shows the moonscape found by James Cameron on his record-breaking descent

What's at the bottom of the abyss? Er, not much. First video shows the moonscape found by James Cameron on his record-breaking descent | D for Discovering Geography | Scoop.it
The Titanic director (pictured) on Sunday spent three hours at the bottom of Challenger Deep, in the Mariana Trench, off the coast of U.S. Pacific territory Guam.
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Wow! Fungi plant growth - The Private Life of Plants - David Attenborough - BBC wildlife

David Attenborough demonstrates the brief but incredible life of fungi in a wood. From the BBC.
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Tree and plant life in the jungle - David Attenborough - BBC wildlife

David Attenborough looks at how plants compete to get the most sunlight in thick tropical forest. From the BBC.
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Poisonous Pitcher plant - The Private Life of Plants - David Attenborough - BBC wildlife

David Attenborough looks at another meat eating plant - the pitcher plant and how it catches insects. From the BBC.
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What is a solid argument for no on California Prop 37?

What is a solid argument for no on California Prop 37? | D for Discovering Geography | Scoop.it
Answer (1 of 9): I find it hard to believe that people concerning themselves with this question do not begin by doing their research. In seeking to give an affirmative answer, I sought two sources:

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European Debt Crisis: GDP & Debt | Visual.ly

European Debt Crisis: GDP & Debt | Visual.ly | D for Discovering Geography | Scoop.it
This info-graphic was a revised version of the graphic I won a prize (3rd place) for in the Information is Beautiful Awards November Challenge, which...
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Hurricanes 101: National Geographic

Hurricanes 101: National Geographic | D for Discovering Geography | Scoop.it
Find out how hurricanes can be so destructive.

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Eyes on the Solar System

Eyes on the Solar System | D for Discovering Geography | Scoop.it

"Eyes on the Solar System" is a 3-D environment full of real NASA mission data. Explore the cosmos from your computer. Hop on an asteroid. Fly with NASA's Voyager spacecraft. See the entire solar system moving in real time. It's up to you. You control space and time.

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David Christian: The history of our world in 18 minutes | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Backed by stunning illustrations, David Christian narrates a complete history of the universe, from the Big Bang to the Internet, in a riveting 18 minutes.
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Geospatial Revolution Project | A Public Media Project

A web-based serial release and outreach program that will educate viewers about the location-based technologies and geospatial information, and the inherent challenges that these technologies pose to privacy, the marketplace, national security, and...
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OverlapMaps - Instantly compare any two places on Earth!

An OverlapMap is a map of one part of the world that overlaps a different part of the world. OverlapMaps show relative size.
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The Largest Flower in the World

Attenborough explains the functions of fungi and parasites in the jungle. The "corpse flower," which weighs up to 10 kg in some species, is the only visible ...
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How the fig tree strangles other plants for survival in the rainforest - David Attenborough - BBC wildlife

These creepy fig trees work their way around other trees until they're totally enclosed and die. From the BBC.
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Venus fly trap - The Private Life of Plants - David Attenborough - BBC wildlife

Carnivorous Venus Plant
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Top Ten Reasons to Label GM Food

California Prop 37, should genetically modified foods (GMO) be labeled? Monsanto says no. What do you think?

Top Ten Reasons to Label GM Food<br/><br/>California Prop 37, should genetically modified foods (GMO) be labeled? Monsanto says no. What do you think? | D for Discovering Geography | Scoop.it
Answer (1 of 2): Yes, this is why.

Top 10 Reasons To Label Genetically Modified (GMO) Foods

1. We the people of the United States have a Right to Know whats in our food.
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No more Fish in the Sea | Visual.ly

No more Fish in the Sea | Visual.ly | D for Discovering Geography | Scoop.it
Throughout the globe, people eat fish. A lot of it. Our love of fish is so vast that we are eating nearly 100% more fish than we used to 50 years ago.
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AP News : Study suggests tie between BPA and child obesity

AP News : Study suggests tie between BPA and child obesity | D for Discovering Geography | Scoop.it
Link between BPA and obesity?
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Mark Bittman: What's wrong with what we eat | Video on TED.com

TED Talks In this fiery and funny talk, New York Times food writer Mark Bittman weighs in on what's wrong with the way we eat now (too much meat, too few plants; too much fast food, too little home cooking), and why it's putting the entire planet...
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Create a map | BatchGeo

Create a map | BatchGeo | D for Discovering Geography | Scoop.it
Make maps from a list of multiple locations, use addresses, postcodes, or coordinates. Free hosting for your own interactive map locator.
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The 2 Hottest Educational Social Networks You’re Not Yet Using | Edudemic

The 2 Hottest Educational Social Networks You’re Not Yet Using | Edudemic | D for Discovering Geography | Scoop.it

The Pinterest For Education: Learnist

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