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Geography Themed Weddings

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I love Crafster. It’s a great place to get ideas and see how creative people can be. It’s amazing how much geography can inexpensively personalize a wedding. I liked this 100% DIY Punk Rock Wedding everything in it is cool but especially how they used local street names to label the tables. Several people used […]

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Crazy number

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OK, I was just looking at our podcast download numbers for the first time in a while and I was FLOORED by the fact that 21,866 episodes were downloaded in October alone. Now admittedly that is from 561 files covering the weekly mp3 and aac versions, special episodes, and videos (though admittedly mostly the weekly […]

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A Loo with a View

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Plenty of places are talking about the new picture book A Loo with a View by Luke Barclay which features the world’s tops toilet views. What I find most interesting is that 1) He was able to do it in under two years, 2) He’s looking for submissions from other people, 3)he has a history […]

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Thanksgiving strikes again!

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I knew it! You ate too much turkey (gobbler or tofu) with dressing and ALL of the fixings didn’t you. Now you are sitting there contemplating your navel…which seems much closer than is was before you ate as the triptophan begins to kick in and your head tilts forward as you start to fall asleeeee…..huh? […]

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The Landscape Studies Podcast

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As you are ALL very interested in finding new spatially relevant podcast I wanted to point out one that I recently came across the The Landscape Studies Podcast. This is a video podcast that looks at Landscape Studies from a position that sits outside of most of our discussion of space and place and instead […]

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Checking out Google Earth in the CAVE

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Our GIS Day Open House at Brooks Hall on the WVU Campus gave the public a chance to come in and try out our CAVE installation. It was a hit, and we had lots of people come by, including students, faculty from other departments at the university, and several staff members from a local engineering […]