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Many Ways To See The World


One of Wood Lake Publishing’s prized authors, Ward Kaiser, has been getting some press buzz in Boston (see article below). Ward’s two published books, “How Maps Change Things“- a conversation about the maps we choose and world we want,  and his revised edition of the previous best-seller, “Seeing Through Maps” both discuss the messages and meanings […]

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What We Read This Week


  Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ELECTION Trump Confounds The Pros, Connects With Just The Right Voters When American voters must choose a new president, reaction tends to rule. Given a choice between continuity and contrast, we favor contrast — even when […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! LIFESTYLE Should owners in supertall towers be charged for their views? In Toronto, Gail Dexter Lord, a culture and museum planning consultant and co-prez of Lord Cultural Resources, has an interesting idea: monetize the views of cultural […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SOCIETY The Joy of Little Libraries Small in scale, but big on fun, small street libraries are bringing families and communities together…Read Full Article From local parent BIBLE STUDY Can An Atheist Believe in God? What makes […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! POLITICS Britain’s EU Exit: What Comes Next? United Kingdom voters sent shockwaves across Europe and beyond with their vote to exit the European Union. The “Brexit” vote stunned the country’s political elite, the financial markets and British […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ENVIRONMENT These Researchers Say It Only Takes One Crucial Step to Save Our Oceans “The Earth’s fifth mass extinction 65 million years ago wiped out the dinosaurs. Today’s sixth mass extinction, which is currently underway, is caused […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ETHICS Death of a King “Cecil was shot not far from here,” says Godfrey, one of the camp’s managers and a longtime Zimbabwe safari veteran, pointing off in the direction of the railway tracks. I ask him […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! HUMANITY Walls Of Kindness: The Charitable Movement In Iran The spread of grassroots charity has also sparked a debate about the failure of the Iranian government to support its poor, so many of whom have been hit […]

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A Free and Fair Election


by Jim Sinclair I don’t write to the Conservative Member of Parliament for our riding often. But with the government’s unseemly rush to push the Fair Elections Act through Parliament I felt compelled to lay out these facts for him.   Jay Aspin, MP Nipissing-Temiskaming Dear Jay: As Parliament resumes today, I wanted to offer […]

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! HEALTH Kraft is making its SpongeBob SquarePants mac & cheese slightly more natural The neon sheen of Kraft’s macaroni and cheese is kind of iconic, but it’s also just as artificial as it looks — the sauce […]

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