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Submitted by George Friedman and Jacob Shapiro via MauldinEconomics.com, International relations and geopolitics are not synonymous... at least, not the way we understand them at Geopolitical Futures. “International relations” is a descriptive phrase that encompasses all the ways countries behave toward one another. Show More Summary
AL.com reports: A three-judge federal court panel has blocked Alabama from using in another election 12 legislative districts challenged as unconstitutional by black political groups. The districts are part of the district map drawn and approved by the Republican-led Alabama Legislature after the 2010 Census and were used in the 2014 election. Show More Summary
The organizers have released a map for Saturday's march. [ more › ]
New York duo Uniform’s new album Wake in Fright is out today (via Sacred Bones). Along with the release, they have have shared the music video for the record’s “The Killing of America.” The visual presents a map of the United States, on which bright red dots chronologically signify every mass shooting that took place in the country last year. Show More Summary
A beta version of Google Maps for Android users could solve one of driving's most headache-inducing problems: parking. Users running v9.44 of Google Maps will now see a tiny "P" emblem beside the time and distance to their destination. Show More Summary
Minecraft isn’t all building houses and digging holes. Mojang has announced new content out today for Minecraft Realms, a subscription service for the block-building game on PC that costs $7 a month. It allows players to create their own private servers, but it also gives them access to minigames and maps. It also gives Mojang a […]
Ubisoft has unveiled some details about Last Stand, the upcoming expansion for Tom Clancy's The Division. Alongside this third expansion, Update 1.6 will be available and it will expand the game map among other things. Get the screenshots and details inside.
The comp features David Bazan (covering The Long Winters), Mates of State (covering Death Cab for Cutie), Maps & Atlases (covering Ra Ra Riot), Nada Surf (covering John Vanderslice), Ramona Falls (covering Lakethereof), Say Hi (covering Nada Surf), and The Long Winters (covering Pedro the Lion). Continue reading…
South Korea and Japan have been feuding over a pair of tiny, barely inhabited (and even then, only to gain an upper hand in the dispute) volcanic islands almost exactly halfway between the two countries for over half a century. So naturally, the former used the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang to flout their… Read more...
In the wide-ranging stories in “Homesick for Another World,” Ottessa Moshfegh draws a map of national character.
How universities and black and minority ethnic communities work together will be the focus of a new UK-wide project. Common Cause is a new collaborative arts and humanities initiative will map routes to greater inclusion that enable the UK's diverse population to fully participate in research and collaborations.
Fulfilling the promise of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change — most notably the goal of limiting the rise in mean global surface temperature since preindustrial times to 2 degrees Celsius — will require a dramatic transition away from fossil fuels and toward low-carbon energy sources. Show More Summary
So far, 71 of the 194 Democratic members of the House have announced they will not attend Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony on Friday, while the remaining 123 are either attending or have not made their intentions clear. As shown...Show More Summary
The first 2017 content update for Killing Floor 2 is here. Killing Floor 2 has just received a new update on PC and PlayStation 4, free to all players. The update is quite big, bringing with it a large assortment of content, new features, and more. Called Tropical Bash, the patch adds the Zed Landing […]
Originally rejected for being too 'revolutionary'.
According to 2015 census estimates, half of the US population lives in these 143 counties (ranked by population): Los Angeles County, California Cook County, Illinois Harris County, Texas Maricopa County, Arizona San Diego County, California...Show More Summary
Automatic Mappings of Tables to Knowledge Graphs and Open Table Extraction On the upcoming colloquium on 23.01.2017, Ivan Ermilov will present his work on automatic mappings of tables to knowledge graphs, which was published as TAIPAN:...Show More Summary
Our city from weird angles.
If you are looking for a restaurant, a bar, a cafe, a museum, or whatever, there are plenty of ways you can do that on your phone. You can use Foursquare (a USV portfolio company), you can use Yelp, you can use Google or Apple maps, you can do a Google search, or you can […]