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Friday, October 17, 2014

Dragons, Memory And Navigating The Globe Using Only Your Wits

Terra incognita. Unknown land. You may be familiar with this Latin phrase, which most notably appears on old maps, sometimes next to images of dragons, fantastical sea creatures, or other monsters.
Cartographers once vilified the unknown - to warn sailors and travelers of uncharted territories, and to signal that danger lay beyond the sanctuary of home. But imagine for a moment that you didn't have to rely on maps to navigate the unknown - that your memory, instincts, and knowledge of the environment sufficed. This is the art of Polynesian wayfinding.

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