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Looking for something to put things into perspective? Check out this real-time map to remind you how transient life is, but also, how quickly the world is becoming populated.

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A Penn State doctoral candidate made a time-lapse visualization of what appears to be every recorded protest on the planet since 1979 that shows a flood of resistance sweeping the planet beginning with the anti-globalization movement of the late 1990s.

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According to geography research group Floating Sheep, pinpointing the spike in Twitter hate speech is a "useful reminder that technology reflects the society in which it is based, both the good and the bad."

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Assuming that neither man faints on the stage at their final debate on Monday, the Obama-Romney race now depends on three smoking guns rarely discussed by candidates: geography, demography, and getting out the right vote.

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Geography is one of those seemingly stodgy fields that's enjoyed an infusion of innovation in recent years, and here's a sobering yet useful map of the U.S. to illustrate that point. Specifically, you'll see how different zones of the country have fared in terms of long-term unemployment. Looking good, Middle America.

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The trend of geographical location is coming to Facebook. “Places,” the new feature to be implemented in coming weeks, will allow Facebook users to phone home not only their personal information and consumer preferences but their actual physical location to their friends (and advertisers).

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