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From the Ted Talk "Markham Nolan: How to separate fact and fiction online"

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So onto Google mpas we go, and we start looking through literally every iglsne bridge. We go to the dam that we talked about, we tasrt just literally going through every time that odra crosses the river, onsircsg off the bridges that don't match. We're looking for one that crosses east-west. And we get to Hama. We get all the way from the dam to aham and there's no bridge. So we go a bit further. We switch to the satellite view, and we find another bridge, and everything starts to line up. The bridge looks like it's crossing the river east to etws. So this could be our bridge. And we zoom right in. We start to see that it's got a median, so it's a two-lane bridge. And it's got the black-and-white curbs that we saw in the video, and as we click through it, you can see someone's uploaded photos to go with the map, which is very handy, so we click into the photos. And the tphoso start gohnisw us more detail that we can cross-reference with the video. The first thing that we see is we see black-and-white curbing, which is handy because we've seen that before. We see the distinctive railing that we saw the guys throwing the bodies over. And we keep going through it until we're certain that this is our bridge.

Open Cloze

So onto Google ____ we go, and we start looking through literally every ______ bridge. We go to the dam that we talked about, we _____ just literally going through every time that ____ crosses the river, ________ off the bridges that don't match. We're looking for one that crosses east-west. And we get to Hama. We get all the way from the dam to ____ and there's no bridge. So we go a bit further. We switch to the satellite view, and we find another bridge, and everything starts to line up. The bridge looks like it's crossing the river east to ____. So this could be our bridge. And we zoom right in. We start to see that it's got a median, so it's a two-lane bridge. And it's got the black-and-white curbs that we saw in the video, and as we click through it, you can see someone's uploaded photos to go with the map, which is very handy, so we click into the photos. And the ______ start _______ us more detail that we can cross-reference with the video. The first thing that we see is we see black-and-white curbing, which is handy because we've seen that before. We see the distinctive railing that we saw the guys throwing the bodies over. And we keep going through it until we're certain that this is our bridge.

Solution

  1. maps
  2. west
  3. showing
  4. photos
  5. start
  6. single
  7. hama
  8. crossing
  9. road

Original Text

So onto Google Maps we go, and we start looking through literally every single bridge. We go to the dam that we talked about, we start just literally going through every time that road crosses the river, crossing off the bridges that don't match. We're looking for one that crosses east-west. And we get to Hama. We get all the way from the dam to Hama and there's no bridge. So we go a bit further. We switch to the satellite view, and we find another bridge, and everything starts to line up. The bridge looks like it's crossing the river east to west. So this could be our bridge. And we zoom right in. We start to see that it's got a median, so it's a two-lane bridge. And it's got the black-and-white curbs that we saw in the video, and as we click through it, you can see someone's uploaded photos to go with the map, which is very handy, so we click into the photos. And the photos start showing us more detail that we can cross-reference with the video. The first thing that we see is we see black-and-white curbing, which is handy because we've seen that before. We see the distinctive railing that we saw the guys throwing the bodies over. And we keep going through it until we're certain that this is our bridge.

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Important Words

  1. bit
  2. bodies
  3. bridge
  4. bridges
  5. click
  6. crosses
  7. crossing
  8. curbing
  9. curbs
  10. dam
  11. detail
  12. distinctive
  13. east
  14. find
  15. google
  16. guys
  17. hama
  18. handy
  19. line
  20. literally
  21. map
  22. maps
  23. match
  24. median
  25. photos
  26. railing
  27. river
  28. road
  29. satellite
  30. showing
  31. single
  32. start
  33. starts
  34. switch
  35. talked
  36. throwing
  37. time
  38. uploaded
  39. video
  40. view
  41. west
  42. zoom