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Emplacing Materiality

What are the materials of urban space and urban life? The dense forest full of volunteer trees and plants. The beveled, dark grey and somewhat translucent fence that surrounds 100-acres of land newly seized by eminent domain. 1,256 more words

Year 4: Ancient History Term 1 wk 3-4

And we are back!

April was a crazy month. Easter, the end of our CC Year, science fair, closing program, music recital, family vacation, wild + free book club, practicum training and licensing training all took place within a three week timespan. 1,321 more words

Monday Mystery Photo - Last time Nepal

Each Monday, I post a mystery photo, or occasionally a mystery object. I invite you to leave a comment if you think you know the location of this week’s photograph, (posted above). 280 more words


California looks like high-capacity gun magazine, maps of state banned in public schools

By Paul Alan Piatt

Early this morning, the California Department of Education announced an emergency measure banning the use of or display of maps of California in public schools statewide. 521 more words


Pittsburgh: the city of hills

Being from Winnipeg, one of the flattest cities in the world, hilly cities have always intrigued me. I always thought San Francisco was the U.S. city with the most hills, but I discovered that Pittsburgh is even hillier than the California city. 268 more words


United Arab Emirates

Today, we roam over to the middle east to a country that has only been established since December of 1971. More than half of the citizens here are under the age of 25, making it one of the most youthful nations in the world!   336 more words