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Yes, it exists: time-lapse Google Earth
Think your Instagram photos are novel, unique takes on your travel? Think again.
Hypnotic, peaceful walking tours of cities all over the world from NHK World
Exactly how interconnected are Americans?
Precisely why you want a BALANCED MEDIA DIET
One of you asked: have there been any cities that have just banned cars?
Topic inspiration? Here's a great story about a millionaire returning to her island home
A fabulous geography project in minneapolis and saint paul: come and eat
Overview (Thanks, Luther!)
Measuring Population density more accurately
Why is Newfoundland time half an hour different from the rest of the maritime provinces?
Look at these fabulous quilts made by injured soldiers out of their own uniforms in the 19th century
Here's a fascinating analysis of Estonia in its precarious political geography
Now, that's remote! Bear meets sound recording equipment. Bear wins!
Take a look at all of the geography in amazon's Request for Proposals for its new HQ
Think like a car, no salmoning, take the lane: come and ride in the city this summer!
Fascinating analysis on how Customs and Border Protection can search your electronic devices when you enter the United States
Geek out on the entire online collection of maps from Columbia University
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau steps on a language minefield
The End of Irony? (this is the New York Times editorial I told you about)
(Thanks Maddy Pernat!) Meet the woman behind the world's only Wukchumni-English dictionary
Where the Hell is Matt? (2006)
Sesame Street and Socialization: Empathy
Another fantastic "map" of the history of Alt music!
Sociology: you asked me about Compton, California
Beyond the Map: Rio's Favelas
Sociology and Geography Begets Art
Sorry Minnesotans, It's True: We Really Do Have Accents in the Midwest
Google Street View: Protecting EVERYONE'S Privacy