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This Syrian Refugee Camp Has Transformed Into A City Of 85,000

This Syrian Refugee Camp Has Transformed Into A City Of 85,000

This is an aerial view of the Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan. Since the camp opened in July 2012 hundreds of refugees have arrived daily and the population reached 144,000 in 2013. According to the New York Times, the number decreased to 85,000 in 2014, but the camp…

Archaeologists Now Use Kinect To Build 3D Models During Digs

Archaeologists Now Use Kinect To Build 3D Models During Digs

University of California, San Diego students will be going to Jordan soon to take part in an archaeological dig that’s decidely futuristic: As they uncover artifacts and structures in the soil, they’ll be using high-quality 3-D scanning to record accurate positional details — rich data that could be incredibly useful…