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An invisible, ancient source of energy surrounds us—energy that powered the first explorations of the world, and that may be a key to the future. This map shows you the delicate tracery of wind flowing over the US.
A Map of the Square and Stationary Earth In June of 2011, the Library of Congress acquired an old map which was created by Prof.
Welcome to ETC's collection of historic maps. Here you will find over 5,000 maps representing many different time periods.
To mark the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade this week, the Guttmacher Institute has released some insightful data visualizations on abortion rates around the world. Turns out, the countries with the more liberal abortion laws actually have fewer abortions: Guttmacher reports that the rates were high—between 29 and 32 abortions per 1,000 women of childbearing age—in countries in Africa and Latin America, where most abortions are illegal.
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Click to view In the past year we've highlighted hundreds of Windows apps aimed at making your life easier, boosting your computer productivity, and powering up your PC. For those of you who weren't able to keep up, here's a look back at the most popular Windows downloads of 2008. Keep in mind that this list is based on the popularity of posts we've published in 2008 only, regardless of the original release date of the app.
Finding the right glue for the job isn't always an easy task and if you get it wrong, your DIY project will fall apart before you even get started. Thankfully, DIY blog Design*Sponge has put together a chart describing which glue is best to use and when. The chart walks you through what type of glue works on a range of materials.
JOSM is the " Java OpenStreetMap Editor ", a desktop application originally developed by Immanuel Scholz and currently maintained by Dirk Stöcker .
From OpenStreetMap Wiki OpenStreetMap is the process of making changes to the map data - such as adding roads, pubs or changing names of features.
Forget Coach and Gucci, a 15th-century bag designed by Da Vinci conveyed stunning, unique fashion. Scholars have reconstructed fragmented drawings of a unique bag designed by Leonardo da Vinci in 1497. The bag has been brought to life by the renowned Florentine fashion house Gherardini. Functional and beautiful, the bag reflects Leonardo Da Vinci's original and counter-cultural ideas of fashion. Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519) was an artist, inventor, scientist, architect, engineer, writer and even a musician.
New Activity/Unrest : | Fuego , Guatemala | Hekla , Southern Iceland | Tungurahua , Ecuador Ongoing Activity : | Bagana , Bougainville | Batu Tara , Komba Island (Indonesia) | Karymsky , Eastern Kamchatka (Russia) | Kilauea , Hawaii (USA) | Kizimen , Eastern Kamchatka (Russia) | Lokon-Empung , Sulawesi | Paluweh , Lesser Sunda Islands (Indonesia) | Popocatépetl , México | Sakura-jima , Kyushu | Santa María , Guatemala | Shiveluch , Central Kamchatka (Russia) | Tolbachik , Central Kamchatka (Russia) This page is updated on Wednesdays.
When novelist Helen Simonson ( Major Pettigrew's Last Stand) was asked to help winnow entries for short story contests and literary journals, it was her turn to switch from seeking approval to giving it out. Sparingly.
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This appendix summarizes the most commonly-used Java language features in the textbook. Here are the APIs of the most common libraries.