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En Route to the First Thanksgiving

November 21, 2012

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You may not be looking forward to traveling this Thanksgiving.  But if you take a look at the Pilgrims’ cruel voyage from England to the New World, you’ll suddenly feel much better about your own journey.  MarketMAPS maps out the route to the first Thanksgiving.    1620 England A group of English and Dutch Pilgrims, […]

Mapping the 2012 Winnipeg Zombie Walk

October 19, 2012

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There are walks to raise awareness for cancer, walks to fight diseases, walks to raise money for charity, and then there is the Winnipeg Zombie Walk.  MarketMAPS takes a look at this quirky Canadian event. Last weekend, thousands of zombies took to the streets of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  While this was assuredly not a sign […]