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Nokia To Expand Pedestrian Maps

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Nokia is taking an interesting twist with their acquisition of Navteq – they want to focus on pedestrians. At a time when people are working hand over fist to get money into in-car navigation systems, Nokia apparently sees a hole in the market. Clearly Nokia has a delivery mechanism at hand for this as well. […]

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Pictures of Earth from Rosetta

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The European Space Agency’s comet satellite completed it’s second swing around Earth on the 13th of this month. The swing is necessary to gain speed for it’s deep space mission. Along the way, the satellite pointed it’s cameras at the Earth to capture a few snapshots. Most of them center on Antarctica.

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Human Systems

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We are back with day four of the Geography Standards which brings us to the humans. Element 4: Human Systems contains 5 standards on its own, which makes sense since the standards are focused on K-12 education, which includes Geography in Social Studies. This generally covers history, political and economic geography, and other humanities content. […]

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Give One Laptop Per Child/Get One

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There are only a few days left in a great promotion over at the One Laptop Per Child project where for $399 you donate a laptop to a child overseas AND get one for yourself (to keep or give away…your choice). An added bonus is that T-Mobile is offering one year of wireless access on […]