Map of the Week: Football Pizza

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We could eat pizza for every meal. What are your favorite toppings? More…

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GNN Podcast: WHY WE CELEBRATE MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once stated,”A man who won’t die for something is not fit to live.” Arrested over twenty times, stabbed in the chest, his house firebombed and, ultimately shot and killed, King embodied the idea that equality and the African American Civil Rights Movement were worth dying for.He was a husband and father to four children as persecution and death threats filled his days, yet his example was one of nonviolent, civil disobedience.Had he not been assassinated, King would have celebrated his 85th birthday on January 15th more…

GNN Podcast: THE BILL OF RIGHTS

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On September 3, 1783, the Revolutionary War ended when representatives from the United States and Great Britain met in France to sign the Treaty of Paris. Another four years passed before the first constitution, known as the Articles of Confederation, was replaced by our current Constitution written primarily by James Madison and George Mason. This new Constitution was remarkable: it put in place a government more…

Map of the Week: Oatmeal

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We like ours with cinnamon and apples more…

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GNN Podcast: THE ‘QUIET CHERNOBYL’: THE ARAL SEA

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Original Image: kvitlauk

Prior to the 1960s, the Aral Sea was the world’s fourth largest lake and approximately the size of Ireland. Fed by both the Amu Darya and Syr Darya rivers carrying snowmelt from the mountains to the southeast, the Aral Sea moderated the climate and provided a robust fishing industry that straddled the present-day border between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. For the map savvy, that Aral Sea would be almost unrecognizable more…

Map of the Week: Gym Membership

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It’s that time of year again, your favorite fitness center will be packed until about….mid February more…

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GNN Podcast: JULIUS CAESAR AND THE RISE OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE

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Image: Yuliya Nemova 

The rise and fall of Julius Caesar is sometimes packaged like a cautionary tale for would-be dictators, the moral of the story asserting that one tyrant cannot replace democracy without getting a well-deserved stab in the back. While Caesar was indisputably a dictator, Rome suffered from a weak central government and self-interested senators prior to and during Caesar’s ascendancy, but interestingly, because he was murdered more…

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