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Mapping the 'Urban Fingerprints' of Cities

Each city’s unique layout pattern has an effect on its successes and failures.<p>Like humans, cities and neighborhoods have their own unique fingerprints. While genes determine ours, a city’s mark is characterized by the relationship between buildings and open spaces. Think of it as “spatial DNA,” …

Hasta la vista, SPOT5...

¡Gracias, ha sido fantástico!<p>Primera imagen recibida tras tres días en órbita<br>7 de mayo de 2002: puerto de Eleusis (Grecia)<p><b>La cuenta atrás ha</b> …

15 Data Visualizations That Will Blow Your Mind

One of the most impactful ways data analysts and scientists can communicate their findings is through the increasingly popular media of data …

Make your Own Google Maps Sculptures

<b>Tracksedge</b> is a neat service that allows you to create and purchase your own sculpture based on a favorite route or GPS track. Using Tracksedge you …

Digital Attack Map

A DDoS attack is an attempt to make an online service unavailable to users.<p>Large<p>Shows the top reported attacks by size for a given day.<p>Unusual<p>Shows …

A long way home with help from Google Earth

[Cross posted from the Official Google Blog ] In 1986, a five-year-old boy named Saroo Munshi Khan accidentally fell asleep on a stationa...

Street View Lands in Iceland

Iceland now has Street View! Coverage seems to be pretty extensive, with all the major Icelandic towns now having panoramic imagery on Google …

Experience 1,001 New Destinations with Street View

Today we’re adding more than 1,000 locations around the world to Google Maps, making it more comprehensive and useful for you. From historic...

Capturing the beauty and wonder of the Galapagos on Google Maps

article<p>en_US<p>https://maps.googleblog.com/2013/05/capturing-beauty-and-wonder-of.html<p>Google Lat …

Meet the new Google Maps: A map for every person and place

article<p>en_US<p>https://maps.googleblog.com/2013/05/meet-new-google-maps-map-for-every.html<p>Google Lat …

A picture of Earth through time

(Cross posted on Official Google Blog ) Today, we're making it possible for you to go back in time and get a stunning historical perspecti...

El ‘Yes Yes’ de Granollers era un pirata

La furgoneta naranja aparcada en la puerta del bar Javis causó sensación entre los parroquianos<p>No imaginaban que su excéntrico dueño era el ‘hacker’ …

Landmark Directions for UAE

A few years ago an Indian website called RouteGuru devised a Google Map based system for giving directions based on landmarks. In many countries …

Bridging the gaps with Street View

Bring Your Camera Scientists on NASA’s P-3B research plane get eye-popping views of rarely seen or photographed ice. The latest round of Operation IceBridge flights concluded on May 2, 2013. View more at http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=81035&src=fb