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Facebook Launches “Nearby Friends” With Opt-In Real-Time Location Sharing To Help You Meet Up

Today Facebook begins rolling out a new opt-in feature called Nearby Friends. It lets friends see approximately how far away you are from them, and you can share your exact, on-going location with them for a limited time. 1,914 more words

Business

Earth: North Medford High School, Medford, Oregon, alma mater of missing person Jay Pringle.

This is North Medford High School in Medford, Oregon. Tomorrow evening I’ll be running an article profiling an unsolved missing persons case, that of Jay C. 293 more words

Earth

European Countries - Update to v. 1.1

This time I added to European Countries those useful features that I have previously implemented in the update to 50 US States: 14 letters on the “keyboard” and scaling of the answer boxes to accommodate all those 14 letters. 85 more words

Update

the reciprocal lattice

“…most young painters make their defeat certain by attempting to draw running water, which is a lustrous object in rapid motion, without ever trying their strength on a lustrous object standing still.” 308 more words

Literature

"The Fracture" by Jason Roll

This is a great example of using geography creatively. The artist, Jason Roll does a great job here, not just in making a well-composed work of art, but also in creating a world, so check out his deviantART page to see more of the world that he’s creating.

Fantasy

NASA to celebrate Earth Day with #GlobalSelfie event

Last year selfie was awarded the prestigious title of ‘Word of the Year’ by Oxford Dictionaries, beating the likes of twerk and binge-watching to top spot. 167 more words

Environment

For the Love of Geography: Arêtes

We continue our study on mountain glacial landforms with the arête.

An arête is formed by two glaciers scouring away rock on two sides of a mountain. 34 more words

Photography