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Once hidden in an Army Corps of Engineers report from 1944, this map shows how the Mississippi River has changed course over the past 6,000 years, using layers of bright colors. Image courtesy of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ERDC
Why we still need paper maps

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The best books of 2018, according to experts

In 2018, notable new books often reflected and supplemented conversations around current trends, topics and events. Author Ann Patchett and Washington Post book critic Carlos Lozada join Jeffrey Brown to share their favorite books of the year.

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