April 20th, 2007 at 6:53 am (Academic Libraries)
“The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has joined with Google in an unprecedented online mapping initiative. Crisis in Darfur enables more than 200 million Google Earth users worldwide to visualize and better understand the genocide currently unfolding in Darfur, Sudan. The Museum has assembled content—photographs, data, and eyewitness testimony—from a number of sources that are brought together for the first time in Google Earth. ”
This is an amazing partnership that will help cast additional light on the issue. I strongly encourage you to take a look and see for yourself.
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I guess this is a good thing but why not address obesity and global warming too? I am getting synical but this seems as much marketing to trends as an urge to goodwill.
April 3rd, 2007 at 11:51 am (Knitting)
April 2nd, 2007 at 10:35 am (Knitting)
I thought that I would share one of my favorite knitting places on the web. Knitting Haven. It is a useful site with lots of tips but I really like it because of the fun people there. In the Parlor, the online forum, people are genuinely kind and helpful. It is a forum I really enjoy looking at!
It is a great place to sit down with a cup of coffee and see what’s up. Although many of the folk there seem to prefer Tea, but they are nice any way.