What did you learn this week? We learned …
… how red and green became Christmas colors.
How well do you know the holidays?
… the last sugar mill in Hawaii just closed.
How did the sugar industry influence the cultural geography of Hawaii?
… the Balkan Peninsula has a rich mariachi tradition.
What other musical traditions have traveled the globe?
… how whales got so big, why they went deep, and what barnacles have to do with it.
… the Fed director affirmed the value of a college degree.
How can geography help you get that degree?
… as Arctic ice vanishes, so too do Native Alaskan cultures.
What did Alaska look like 100 years ago?
… there’s a jet stream in the Earth’s core.
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… what ants can teach humans about tyranny, co-operation, and the division of labor.
Ants also have something to teach us about traffic jams!
… Silicon Valley tech workers are using an ancient philosophy designed for Greek slaves as a life hack.
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… how your cashmere sweater is decimating Mongolia’s grasslands.
How else might cashmere be used?
2 thoughts on “11 Things We Learned This Week”
Me parecen temas de gran interés y de aporte cultural. Cada quien selecciona a su gusto. Atte.
So credit for Santa Claus goes to Coca Cola.. A sweet fatty loving man in red robe.. Who brings smile to faces of children.. Well it’s such a very cute and loving image and the colors in Christmas tree is always fascinating..
That might be a very emotional moment for the workers of Hawaii on that sugar mill where they have been working for centuries… I hope they will find their new jobs and will get over to it.. Good luck to them..