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Beetles Have Killed 5 Million Acres Of Colorado Forests (And Counting)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.16.2017 | Home

DENVER ― Two different species of tiny beetles have destroyed more than 5 million acres of Colorado forests, according to a new report. The mountai...

Geographic Illiteracy And The Rise Of Trump

Josh Stephens | Posted 01.23.2017 | Home
Josh Stephens

On the first day of my first year teaching Advanced Placement Human Geography, I naturally started with a map. I put up a transparency on the overhead...

Urban and rural 'terroirs': shared assets in the global village

The Conversation Global | Posted 01.04.2017 | Home
The Conversation Global

Malvoisie vineyards in Lanzarote. Yummifruitbat/Wikipedia, CC BY-SA Armelle Mazé, Agro ParisTech - Université Paris-Saclay Current debates surroun...

These Virtual Tours of Tough-To-Visit Destinations Will Take Your Breath Away

The Huffington Post | Minou Clark | Posted 12.30.2016 | Home

Is your 2017 resolution to travel the world? Well, thanks to Google Maps, you can virtually escape to almost anywhere on the planet - without even boo...

A Defense Of Swamps

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.22.2016 | Home

WASHINGTON ― President-elect Donald Trump is vowing to “drain the swamp” in Washington. He talked it up during his campaign, and when a couple o...

These Folks Know Almost Nothing About Latin American Capitals

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 11.30.2016 | Home

Six men and women took on Latin American geography in Flama’s recent video, and the results are hilarious but also kind of disappointing. In the vi...

Derailment And How To Manage It

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.19.2016 | Home
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Although we can't undo the past, we can recognize a derailment and take action to get back on track.

The 3 Reasons Why Universities Struggle To Get Student Mentees

Garrett Mintz | Posted 08.15.2016 | Home
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Garrett Mintz

The Gallup Purdue Great Jobs, Great Lives report has shed light that mentorship is clearly vital and necessary to the development of college students....

THE REVENGE OF HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY

Richard Koch | Posted 07.05.2016 | Home
Richard Koch

This time, a new book, a new vision, and some valuable additions to my mental tool-kit, which as you know is rather deep but very small. Something to...

'Imagine There's No Countries:' It's Coming

Wahab Raofi | Posted 06.03.2016 | Home
Wahab Raofi

The late great John Lennon sang, "Imagine there's no countries. It isn't hard to do ... imagine all the people sharing all the world." And it has come...

The World Explained in Maps

Peter Vaughn | Posted 04.20.2016 | Home
Peter Vaughn

If you have ever wondered why geography used to be a staple of any decent education and why we are paying the price for no longer staring at maps, spi...

How a Textbook and Postcards Helped Establish the Second Most Widespread Religion

Shastri Purushotma | Posted 03.15.2016 | Home
Shastri Purushotma

Next Saturday (March 26) marks the centenary of the date when Abdul Baha, the son of Baha'u'llah, the Founder of the Baha'i Faith, wrote the first of...

Mary Brown, Organizer of Valencia Street Bike Lanes + Historian of Mission Architecture, Passed on 12/10/15

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 01.30.2017 | San Francisco
Tina Gerhardt

Mary Brown, Organizer of Valencia Street Bike Lanes + Historian of Mission Architecture, Passed on 12/10/15 - by Tina Gerhardt If you have biked down...

Climate Change's Hotter Weather Could Reduce Human Fertility

The Conversation US | Posted 11.24.2016 | Home
The Conversation US

As a caveat, these projections focus exclusively on the fertility cost of heat stress and do not offer insight into the costs of natural disasters or other major social changes resulting from climate change.

Ben Carson Took A Bold Stance On America's Borders: He Redrew Them

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 01.03.2017 | Home

Like many members of his party, GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson wants to halt the intake of Syrian refugees in the wake of last week's terrorist...

Can You Ace This 5th Grade Geography Quiz?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 11.17.2015 | Home

Reading about traveling the world all day long will make you think two things: "Where should I take my next vacation?" And, "I think I learned about t...

8 Things the East Coast Doesn't Understand About the West Coast

Thrillist | Posted 11.10.2016 | Home
Thrillist

By: Daisy Barringer Credit: Flickr/Adam Baker (edited) Whether they've been here or not, East Coasters tend to have pretty strong opinions about wh...

Why Maps Are the Accent Industrial Homes Need

Dot & Bo | Posted 10.13.2016 | Home
Dot & Bo

It's no secret that we at Dot & Bo love industrial design for its dark and gritty nature. However, with all of that weathered wood, cast iron, and steel, it can sometimes feel a little one dimensional. That's why we love the trend of incorporating maps as decor into industrial homes.

4 Reasons To Let Your Kid Plan Your Next Vacation

Travelzoo | Posted 07.21.2016 | Home
Travelzoo

After becoming a father for the first time a few weeks ago, you look back over your childhood and think how to take the hard-earned lessons from your parents and pass them on to the next generation. That's why -- one of these days -- I'll be letting my daughter plan our family vacation.

Joy Resmovits

Shockingly Few Students Are Proficient In U.S. History

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.30.2015 | Home

Which of these do the governments of Canada, France and Australia have in common: a) They are controlled by the military; b) They have constitutions t...

4 Weird Facts About The World's Most Obscure Countries

Thrillist | Posted 06.02.2015 | Home
Thrillist

Did you know that there's a country with Star Wars characters on its official currency? Or another that didn't celebrate the millennium until 2007? The world is indeed a crazy place, but even we didn't realize just how strange things could get.

If You Need a Sense of History, Read a Map

Ann Morgan | Posted 05.03.2015 | Home
Ann Morgan

Stewart culled through scholarly works, diaries of expeditions, local histories, maps, railway guides and government documents to trace how Americans placed names on the land. But it is his insight and ability to comment on our culture that pulls all of this data into a story.

Paddington and Empathy for Immigrant Children

Diana Liverman | Posted 03.22.2015 | Home
Diana Liverman

Children will fall in love with Paddington bear, a migrant without papers who adores marmalade sandwiches and hides away on a boat to travel from his home in Peru to London hoping for a better life.

Too Good Teachers

Phu Nguyen | Posted 03.18.2015 | Home
Phu Nguyen

I am not ashamed to admit my lack of knowledge at the time and now because it doesn't mean I'm stupid. It means no one bothered to teach me a lot of basics because they assumed I already knew them.

Richard's Picks: The 6 Best Places for 2015 -- Can You Guess?

Richard Bangs | Posted 03.01.2015 | Home
Richard Bangs

We do not choose a "best" because "it is a super place," and certainly not because it has fabulous resorts or restaurants. We choose a place because it inspires us.