Monthly Archives: December 2015

209 drought maps show just how thirsty California has become

Just how bad is the California drought? Here is every map of the state released by the U.S. Drought Monitor since 2011. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.latimes.com What amazes me is how quickly this has happened. Of course now we … Continue reading

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Creepy hidden map inside your iPhone that records everywhere you go

Frequent locations is a feature of iPhone operating systems from iOS 7 upwards, and is automatically turned on for most users, who are never informed that it is watching their every move. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk Sinister or just … Continue reading

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India to plant 2 BILLION trees along its highways, creating jobs for 300,000 youths

India’s Rural Development Ministry has decided to try to tackle two problems at the same time: Youth unemployment and bad air quality. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.treehugger.com This is a fantastic story to tell at the closing of the World … Continue reading

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Nokia Closes Its $2.8B Sale Of Here To The Audi, BMW And Daimler Car Consortium

One of the bigger makers of maps and location services used in mobile phones and connected cars has now been taken over by a consortium of car makers. Today.. Sourced through Scoop.it from: techcrunch.com I said back in 2013 that … Continue reading

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