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Maps as reality?

This is a bit of longer post than usual, but recently I came across some of my older reflections on maps.  As a geographer, I find them interesting, but also find them problematic in that they are often politically loaded … Continue reading

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Ever closer to 7 billion….

I came across this World Population Clock from Worldometers after a tip off from a friend on Google+. It’s essentially a countdown to the world reaching 7 billion people, which according to their calculations will be around 31st of October. … Continue reading

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World Coffee Consumption – The Finnish really like their coffee

World Coffee Consumption – Graphic of the Day. Also, I thought this graph was quite striking. I was surprised that Italy was 3rd but then I guess it can get cold in Finland, maybe they drink lots of coffee to … Continue reading

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