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2014 Global Innovation Rankings Latest: Europe + Asia Out-Creating North America!

2014 Centre for European Economic #Research (#ZEW) #study shows that #Germany is only ranked 6/35 for #innovation; #Switzerland is ranked #1

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The Enchantment of Tagish Narrows

At the beginning of the semester I had to write a short paper about a special place for my Natural History of the North class with David Mossop, so I wrote about Tagish Narrows. 457 more words


Top of the Rock

The Observation Deck at Rockefeller Center offers amazing view of the New York City.
You will admire the Empire State building which stands still among the others.
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Atlin, BC in Tlingit

Wéinaa (Atlin) is a town of about 450 residents in Northern so-called British Columbia. It is on the shores of Áa Tlein (Atlin Lake), which is considered to be the source of the Yukon River. 150 more words

Indigenous Languages

If Life Is a Game, What Are the Rules?

by Stuart Muszynski

A new report from the National Center on Family Homelessness indicates that 1 in 30 American children were homeless last year. That’s a staggering figure that all Americans ought to be thrown by because it speaks to the dysfunction of our economic recovery as well as the lapses in the American Dream. 482 more words


Elephant Seals

When we booked our hotel for the weekend trip to Hearst Castle, we weren’t surprised when the hotel website said the main attraction in the area was checking out the William Randolph Hearst’s mountain-top extravagant display of wealth in the form of a ranch. 661 more words