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Relief Map Rug

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The latest entry in the gifts for the “geographer who has everything” category is the Relief Map Rug from Dutch designer Laurens van Wieringen The carpet depicts a landscape scene and is made using soft colored foam rods at varying heights to show elevation relief. Via BoingBoing

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NYC Cabbies on Strike because of GPS!

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Engadget is reporting the breaking news that NYC cabbies have officially gone on strike over GPS units in their cabs. We mentioned this item briefly in the past as the cab drivers have been threatening to strike for a couple of months now. I think this is one of the first large scale protesting of […]