27 Jul

Map of the Week: Live Earthquake

Earthquakes are a much more common occurrence than one might expect. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, there are, on average, over 14,000 earthquakes of magnitude 4 or greater every year, which amounts to approximately 40 per day. Every movement...
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24 Jul

Carol Ward I Am Geo

I am Geography I had the fortune to grow up in a military family that traveled to different places all the time. I believe this is what made me fall in love with Geography and want to major in it...
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20 Jul

Map of the Week: Debt in the U.S.

This gorgeous map from the Urban Institute illustrates something very important: Americans have a debt problem. In fact, most statistics show that the majority of Americans are in debt – whether that’s ‘good’ debt, such as a mortgage, or bad...
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17 Jul

Alec Murphy I Am Geo

I am Geography I may have been predestined to be a geographer because I grew up with a geography-professor father who loved what he did, exposed me to a wide variety of places thought travel and years abroad, and reveled...
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13 Jul

Map of the Week: City Smells

If you’ve ever lived in a big city, chances are you’re tired of hearing about how bad your city smells. It’s true, though, that wherever there are people there are the odors that come with them – car exhaust, trash,...
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13 Jul

Company Spotlight: Vricon

Vricon is on a mission to map the world in 3D. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Vricon started in 2015 and has been growing ever since. Vricon offers decision makers in the military, intelligence, telecommunications, and other major industries access to...
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5 Jul

Plan International Spotlight

Do you feel safe in your city? As society turns its eyes toward assault and safety concerns, we’re learning just how uneasy many women feel in their daily lives: at work, at home, and even just walking down the street....
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28 Jun

Mapillary Spotlight

Welcome to the future of Mapping. Mapillary is a startup which uses crowdsourced data to develop a rich, real-time street map of the world. The company believes that individuals and groups within a place are more qualified than any greater...
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