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The true true size of Africa - Cartography

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LAST month Kai Krause, a computer-graphics guru, caused a stir with a map entitled “The True Size of Africa” 360 more words


#PenshoppeDenimLab | April 1, 2016 | Trinoma

Came for the lovely models. I wasn’t informed that Sandara Park is actually coming in this event and I big ocean of people shocked me literally as I came really late. 40 more words

Off The Map

Today is the birthday of Gerardus Mercator, who was born on this day in 1512 in Flanders. He was an extremely skilled map maker and the first person to use the word ‘atlas’ for a collection of maps. 849 more words

Brilliant Eccentrics

Milennials Moving Away from Debit Cards

While overall debit card usage in the United States is holding steady, young adults and high-income earners are shifting away from debit card use, a new report from Mercator Advisory Group finds. 320 more words

Week 2: Living with the enemy?

My aim for this week has been to transform my liability of a mercator projection map that dominates my classroom into a valuable learning resource. It was fast becoming like that embarrassing old friend from the past; I seem to spend my time apologising for it, and making excuses for its shockingly archaic thinking, but in fact I am becoming very fond of it! 181 more words


Destiny Rose

Well, well, well…. apparently our beloved Ken is part of another gay themed soap opera! Is his home network trying to tell us something? ahahaha. If you ask me, he’d be better off in the lead role, since he dresses up as a lady every now and then when no one is watching… he doesn’t even have to act at all! 7 more words

Ken Alfonso

Week 1: "It's the end of the world as we know it..." (REM 1997)

What better thing for a Geography teacher, or indeed any teacher, to have on their wall but a huge map of the world. In fact, I moved classroom this year specifically so I could have this one. 331 more words