Maps As Art and Fashion

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These cool artworks by a French artist living in London, Elisabeth Lecourt, show that not only can maps tell us where we are and help us find our way, they can also be a fashion statement. Unfortunately, you won’t be able to find them anytime soon at your nearest Gap store, but they definitely give […]

Digital Storytelling – Places

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Over on iTunesU there continue to be additions that are of interest to spatial folk like ourselves. The next one on my list to check out combines two areas that I am interested in, location and digital narratives. The Digital Storytelling series is out of the College of Education at the University of Houston and […]

Walking on Steep Terrain

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Researchers have verified what you probably do naturally on a steep slope – walk zig-zag. According to MSNBC, researchers at University of Southampton UK, found that zigzagging is the fastest way up or down a steep slope. Appropriately the university has its own hillwalking club. Deputy Dog has a list of the steepest streets in […]