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Did you know that one of President Obama's tweets about education had the most retweets in Louisiana? Now you do, thanks to the new Political Engagement Map from Twitter. It's an interactive Twitter map that lets you click on various popular tweets by Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. After you do, it shows you exactly how many times each tweet was retweeted state-by-state.
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If you're on the east coast like we are, you've got a pit in your stomach about Hurricane Sandy. It's shaping up to be brutal and there's talk of widespread power outages and dangerous flooding and winds. In an effort to keep everyone safe, Google has created a very useful 'Crisis Map' that shows plenty of relevant information about the storm's trajectory, details about it, radar views, cloud cover, and more.
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There's a new tool that's perfect for finance, economics, math, and history teachers alike. It's a web-based interactive map that displays the spread of capitalism based on the location of where Adam Smith's 'An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations' book has been published.
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Have you ever wondered how your school's internet connection speed stacks up? What about your home's broadband speed? Thanks to the newly released (today!) National Broadband Map, you can easily see how fast those Fac...