Map of the Week: Local Rice

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85% of rice consumed in the United States is grown here more…

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GNN Podcast: TRANSCONTINENTAL AIR MAIL ROUTE

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Scattered across the American landscape in remote deserts and plains, are enormous concrete arrows, some as long as 70 feet, resting on the ground. Their presence is puzzling, and many wonder who put them there and for what purpose. They are remnants from a very interesting story of an earlier time more…

Map of the Week: Supporting the Team

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Football fans should be excited more…

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GNN Podcast: HEROES OR VILLAINS: SPANISH CONQUISTADORS IN THE AGE OF EXPLORATION

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By the late 15th century, Portugal had decided that finding an all-water route to the Indies would be the most profitable way to dominate the lucrative spice trade. The Portuguese believed that the shortest route was to go round the African continent and sail east. After several failed attempts, the Portuguese sailor, Bartholomew Dias, finally rounded the southern tip of Africa more…

Map of the Week: Living with Grandparents

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National Grandparent’s Day is September 7th!

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Map of the Week: New Shoes

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GNN Podcast: CHINESE GHOST CITIES

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City planners don’t think small – after all, the job they’re in charge of involves rather large scale development. Sometimes they put together projects that never come to be. But in China, where everything today seems to be done on a grand scale, countless major projects actually did get built and then….sat there more…

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