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Research|Penn State: How did regional accents originate?

there are a number of reasons that dialect changes throughout America...
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Is English or Mandarin the language of the future?

Is English or Mandarin the language of the future? | Palmetto Scholars Academy Human Geography | Scoop.it
English has been the dominant global language for a century, but is it the language of the future? Jennifer Pak finds that for some in South East Asia, Mandarin Chinese is becoming increasingly important.
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Revolutionary Road Trip : NPR

Revolutionary Road Trip : NPR | Palmetto Scholars Academy Human Geography | Scoop.it
After last year's revolutions, the North African states of Tunisia, Libya and Egypt are rewriting the rules that govern their politics, economies and societies.
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Lawmaker: USOC 'should be ashamed' Team USA uniforms made in China - CNN.com

Lawmaker: USOC 'should be ashamed' Team USA uniforms made in China - CNN.com | Palmetto Scholars Academy Human Geography | Scoop.it
The U.S. Olympic Committee is defending Ralph Lauren after it was revealed Team USA's uniforms were manufactured in China.
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A project to fingerprint 1.2 billion people

A project to fingerprint 1.2 billion people | Palmetto Scholars Academy Human Geography | Scoop.it
The Global Public Square is where you can make sense of the world every day with insights and explanations from CNN\'s Fareed Zakaria, leading journalists at TIME and CNN, and other international thinkers.
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Melinda Gates: Give women the power to determine their future

Melinda Gates: Give women the power to determine their future | Palmetto Scholars Academy Human Geography | Scoop.it
What defines you? The shade of your skin, the place you grew up, the accent in your words? In America is a venue for creative and timely sharing of news that explores who we are.
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Immersing Students in Chinese

Immersing Students in Chinese | Palmetto Scholars Academy Human Geography | Scoop.it
East Point Academy in Columbia, SC Chinese Immersion Charter School...
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Pimp My Rickshaw: India's Drivers Pump Up The Glam : NPR

Pimp My Rickshaw: India's Drivers Pump Up The Glam : NPR | Palmetto Scholars Academy Human Geography | Scoop.it
Rickshaws — motorized three-wheeled buggies — are the cheapest and most convenient way to get around town in India.
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Mongolia Booms : NPR

Mongolia Booms : NPR | Palmetto Scholars Academy Human Geography | Scoop.it
Mongolia is in the midst of a remarkable transition. Rich in coal, gold and copper, the Central Asia country is riding a mineral boom that is expected to more than double its GDP within a decade. The changes both excite and unnerve many Mongolians.
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The China hubbub over 'American French Fry Brother'

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Could China's one-child policy change?

Could China's one-child policy change? | Palmetto Scholars Academy Human Geography | Scoop.it
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