A little late for most of us to run out and celebrate, but today was Peace Day. Today was the first exam in my 250 person World Regions class, and I am sure that many of my students were not wishing me peace 🙂
If you were involved in a Peace Day event, leave a comment and let us know.
Peace Day – September 21
Finally, a home decorating use for plotters. This cool tool, The Rasterbator lets you create huge rasterized images from any picture. They give some great examples including some great uses for maps. You can also look at Crafster, a craft related forum for other ways people have used giant rasters to decorate their homes.
Sir Richard Branson has promised all profits from his travel companies to combat global warming. The anouncement was made at former President Clinton’s Global Initiative. The money is supposed to be used to fund more efficent fuel technologies, which sorta makes sense for travel company profits. That’s a heck of an expensive gauntlet to throw down for global warming. Here’s hoping the “investment” reaps rewards for us all.