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You Can Help Track Tigers Around the World With This App

Wildsense users help conservationists count and track tigers around the world.

British researchers have rolled out a new iPad app that will help them count and monitor tigers around the world by turning the process into a game anyone can play. The app, called Wildsense, asks players to identify and tag photos of tigers from around the web and taken from camera traps placed throughout the U.K. and India. The game helps integrate the efficiency of computer algorithms—which sift through the information and images—with the more discriminating judgement of human intellect.

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TIGER Stimulus Grants Benefiting Americans Across the Country

The stimulus is working, and the Department of Transportation's TIGER program is a prime example of how.

One of the most often-repeated refrains in campaign commercials this fall (good riddance, by the way) must have been "Obama's failed stimulus." While the recovery hasn't been quick enough for anyone's liking, a strong majority of economists still believe that the stimulus helped avoid even higher unemployment, and has created as many as 3 million jobs.

One example of stimulus spending that absolutely seems to work is the U.S. Department of Transportation's TIGER program. As Transportation for America explains (the bold emphasis mine):

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