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North Carolina World Geography Bowl

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Last Friday (Sept 25) I attended the NC World Geography Bowl regional meet in Greensboro. The list of schools that participated was short: UNC Greensboro, UNC Charlotte, Appalachian State, East Carolina, and UNC Pembroke. Two PhD programs, 2 MA programs, and our little Geography minor program 🙂 I was surprised that more schools in NC […]

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October is RS month at VerySpatial

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While November is the home of Geography Awareness, we are going to focus on Remote Sensing in October. We have a couple of interviews and discussion topics in line for the podcast, but we are planning some things for the blog as well. On that note, we would like to know of any questions that […]

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VerySpatial TV 41 – Xtranormal

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So, while perusing the latest and greatest stuff on the intertubes, I can across a cool site called Xtranormal, which offers you some fun tools to create your own animated movies online, without having to pay a lot for animation and editing software. There are different 3D characters, and you can add expressions, dialog, and […]

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WWII Escape Maps, Monopoly, and Ebay

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ABC News has a revisited the story of escape maps and tools hidden inside Monopoly games during WWII. According to the article, “The British secret service conspired with the U.K. manufacturer to stuff a compass, small metal tools, such as files, and, most importantly, a map, into cut-out compartments in the Monopoly board itself.” A […]