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Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

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Will South Korea-North Korea thaw outlast Olympics?

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‘Black Panther’ makes a big impact on movie screens and beyond

The new Marvel superhero film "Black Panther" lives up to the hype in its year-long marketing campaign. Audiences, critics and cultural scholars like what they see, and the pioneering movie that opened last week fuels discussions about Africa, f...

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Hollywood costume designer brings "Black Panter" nation Wakanda to life

Oscar-nominated costume designer Ruth Carter and a team of designers, including Atlanta-based tailor Carl Ulysses, created the costumes for Wakandans, citizens of the fictional nation in Marvel’s “Black Panther.” Carter’s designs are representative o...

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NBC Learn and NBC Sports, in partnership with the National Science Foundation, explore the science, technology, engineering and math at the Olympic Winter Games.

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SpaceX sends Tesla on long test drive

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This week's word in the news: SPECULATE

DEFINITION:

To indulge in conjectural thought.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Asked Sunday morning whether wind speeds could have contributed to the crash, Bradley said he would “not begin to speculate.”
The Las Vegas Review-Journal -- 02/12/2018

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Diversity, multiculturalism, worldwide events. You'll find plenty for classroom discussions in this listing of events.

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