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The Gall-Peters Projection Isn't Good For Boston Public Schools

Over the past week, Boston Public Schools has decided to forego the use of the Mercator projection in classrooms. What is going to replace the projection? 120 more words

South is Up

I had a dream I was on a journey and moving in the wrong direction.

Lately, I’d begun studying the lunar cycles as part of my research on the divine feminine rising. 357 more words


Mercator (1932)

La Mercator è un vascello belga costruito in acciaio e attrezzato come goletta a palo con 15 vele quadre, rande e fiocchi. Questo modello, costruito da scatola di montaggio, è lungo circa 60 cm. 80 more words

Gianluca Cinelli

Mercator vessel bags Rs 120 cr contract

20/12/2016 14:27

Mercator today said one of its vessels has secured a time charter contract of a total value of about Rs 120 crore.

The period of the contract is four years, Mercator said in a filing to BSE. 136 more words


"Here too it’s masquerade, I find"*...

Is confusion a good way to encourage safer driving? That seems to be the idea behind a new traffic calming ploy in Cambridge, England. The city reopened a remodeled street last week featuring what appears, at first, to be a roundabout.

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Slide Sky-Map for displaying tropical stars.

by tonytran2015 (Melbourne, Australia)

#find North, #direction, #time, #by stars, #Mercator, #sky map, #star map, #slide sky map, #navigation, #tropic.

Figure 1: Illustration of the Slide Sky-Map  using the mask for 15 degree North latitude. 1,568 more words


Mercator vs Gall-Peters

Yesterday, I read an(other) article about how Mercator maps have been “lying” to us about the sizes of countries and continents. It’s one of many articles written on the topic–often accompanied with a clip from West Wing (you know which one) and a proposal to replace Mercator projection with Gall-Peters. 954 more words