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Democrats count on new Pennsylvania map as keystone to U.S. House majority
Democrats count on new Pennsylvania map as keystone to U.S. House majorityWhen it comes to this fall’s congressional elections, Pennsylvania is likely to live up to its nickname as the “Keystone State.” Before last week, Pennsylvania was already home to several competitive, high-profile races for House seats. Now, it is ...read more
Source: The Washington Post
Published on Sat, 24 Feb 2018 11:40:00 GMT
We Discuss The Best And Worst Overwatch Maps
We Discuss The Best And Worst Overwatch MapsOverwatch maps are like candy grab-bags. Sometimes, you get an M&M. Other times, you get a black licorice chew. Recently, Blizzard posted a poll asking players to vote on their favorite maps. Seventeen thousand players responded, a small sample size for a ...read more
Source: Kotaku
Published on Sat, 24 Feb 2018 19:30:00 GMT
Czech schoolboy maps his life from disabled to designer
Czech schoolboy maps his life from disabled to designerThe toy cars, double-deckers, stuffed toys and pillows on his bed are meticulously ordered into neat rows, but Matej Hosek still inspects his room with a frown, looking for shortcomings. He pushes one car back by a millimetre with satisfaction, then opens ...read more
Source: Yahoo News Singapore
Published on Sat, 24 Feb 2018 19:18:00 GMT
Trump again urges Pennsylvania GOP to appeal new congressional map
Trump again urges Pennsylvania GOP to appeal new congressional mapPresident Trump on Saturday urged Pennsylvania Republicans for the second time to appeal a court's redrawing of the state's congressional map to the U.S. Supreme Court, blasting "Democrat judges" who designed the new map. The president took to Twitter to ...read more
Source: The Hill on MSN.com
Published on Sat, 24 Feb 2018 15:05:00 GMT
FCC interactive map shows broadband coverage down to your local neighborhood
FCC interactive map shows broadband coverage down to your local neighborhoodThe Federal Communications Commission (FCC) may not be everyone’s favorite government agency at the moment, but one of its missions is to ensure that high-speed internet access is available all across the country. The latest FCC report addressing that ...read more
Source: Digital Trends
Published on Sat, 24 Feb 2018 12:02:00 GMT
Common Cause says new congressional map all good when it comes to protecting minority voters
Common Cause says new congressional map all good when it comes to protecting minority votersAfter examining Pennsylvania’s new congressional map to make sure it fairly preserved minorities’ voting rights in the Philadelphia area, Common Cause announced late Thursday that it found no violations of the Voting Rights Act. Common Cause lobbied ...read more
Source: The Morning Call
Published on Sat, 24 Feb 2018 19:29:00 GMT
Texas Monthly top 10 and restaurant news lead top stories
Texas Monthly top 10 and restaurant news lead top storiesEditor's note: It's time to recap the top stories on CultureMap from this past week. 1. Houston dominates Texas Monthly's best new restaurants list. The magazine ranked four Houston establishments — led by Hugo Ortega's Xochi — on its list of the state ...read more
Source: Culture Map Houston
Published on Sat, 24 Feb 2018 19:43:00 GMT
Somewhere: The Vault Papers’s conspiracy plays out in texts and on Google Maps
Somewhere: The Vault Papers’s conspiracy plays out in texts and on Google MapsSomewhere: The Vault Papers teases the possibility of an immense conspiracy unfolding — but the only way you can find out more is through texting. French developer Norseman Interactive has teamed up with publisher Playdius on its debut messaging-based ...read more
Source: VentureBeat
Published on Fri, 23 Feb 2018 06:15:00 GMT
New map unearths dozens of forgotten burial grounds across Philly
New map unearths dozens of forgotten burial grounds across PhillyThis story originally appeared on PlanPhilly. In the summer of 1851, it was reported that a Mr. Finley had purchased a plot of land on the corner of 12th and Carpenter streets in Philadelphia, to build on it a residence for him and his family. But when ...read more
Source: WHYY
Published on Sat, 24 Feb 2018 06:28:00 GMT
Companies Race to Dominate the World of Maps for Driverless Cars
Companies Race to Dominate the World of Maps for Driverless CarsAutonomous vehicles will need highly sophisticated maps in order to navigate our road networks. Companies are racing to find the best way to design them. Self-driving cars are on the horizon, but the technology requires sophisticated maps to ensure that ...read more
Source: Futurism
Published on Sat, 24 Feb 2018 09:08:00 GMT