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Boxing the Compass

I learned about the sixteen points of the compass in Boy Scouts, adding terms such as NNE and WSW to the eight I already knew — N, S, E, W, NE, SE, SW, and NW. 61 more words

Geography

Rick Steves Europe: Scotland’s Highlands

Check your local public television station for this Rick Steves’ Europe episode or watch it on https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read…

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Book Sales

Every so often I like to take a measure of my importance in the world. To get some idea of this I look at my position (no, not round-shouldered, hunched over a keyboard) in the book rankings of the Kobo Bookstore. 676 more words

Did George Washington’s Glasses Save American Democracy?

It is impossible to overstate the impact of George Washington. His willingness to give up power when he resigned his commission as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army and his decision to step down after two terms as President set the standard for the peaceful transfer of power. 660 more words

History

Stabroek Block’s 5.5B barrels reserve an understatement-Hess CEO

 Jul 18, 2019  News – By Kiana Wilburg

Hess Corporation which holds a 30 percent stake in the Stabroek Block believes that its shareholders and industry stakeholders are yet to see the full potential of the world-class offshore concession. 511 more words

Guyana

Rick Steves Europe: Heartland of England

Check your local public television station for this Rick Steves’ Europe episode or watch it on https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read…

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