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Chocomap.com, for your V-Day needs

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We are only days away from the most significant of greeting card holidays…Valentines Day (aka Single’s Awareness Day). With that in mind everyone should be scrounging for a plan of attack for Thursday which SHOULD include some form of Chocolate. Whether you are treating your significant other, or yourself, you should aspire for a better […]

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Creating memories using maps

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I read a Momania article from last year called “Google mapping the ones you love” which explains how their family uses Google maps and other technology to help their “kids feel connected to their father when he travels for business”. So I went looking for other ways you can show someone they are very spatial […]

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Jane Austen, Dickens, and Love

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For Valentine’s Day, I went looking for maps of romantic novel worlds. I started by searching for Jane Austen and found this great interactive map of Dicken’s London. This Standfords site had a list of map references in literature. This led me to a really cool site for movie locations using google maps but still […]

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Advanced Polar Ship

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According to the BBC, “European ship designers are currently working on what is billed as the “most advanced polar research vessel in the world” appropriately called the Aurora Borealis. They will use an advanced GPS system but are undecided between the European Galileo system, the Russian Glosnass or American GPS system. Many people might not […]

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An Ode to Santa’s Other Helpers…

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Twas Christmas eve twilight, when all through the lab Not a creature was stirring, not even a tech; The maps and routes were all planned out with care, To help St. Nicholas get from here to there; The mapmakers were huddled all snug at their desks, While visions of flight plans danced in their heads; […]