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The 38 States of America

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 12:59pm

Back in 1973, George Etzel Pearcy, a California State University geography professor, proposed re-drawing the map of the nation, reducing the number of states to 38, and giving each state a different name.This is interesting to re-examine, and the logic is -if nothing else- fun to consider.  We bring this forth anew, in light of  proposals in California asking for significant map changes.  

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Chinese Drones

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 1:15pm

As my friend from Alabama, who forwarded the link said:   It was just a matter of time

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FAA and hobby Drones

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 10:32am

Recent licensing requirements for sUAS systems on the hobby side no longer need to be registered

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Map that shows racial composition levels in nearly every neighborhood in the US

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 9:26am

The interactive map chronicles data from 1990 to 2010, so users can zoom in and see how areas have changed over time. 

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Life Expectancy Map

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 2:39pm

New research documents significant disparities in the life spans of Americans depending on where they live. And those gaps appear to be widening, according to the research.

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