Google Earth

The exec who put Kansas at center of Google Earth is running to control Kansas’s next election

Download and open up Google Earth. Click to zoom in. As you rush through the atmosphere, the flat expanse of the middle of the United States looms into view. A few seconds later, the viewer is suspended a few thousand feet above several small apartment complexes in Lawerence, Kansas.<p>That, says …

Maps

Drive-by appraisals gain in popularity

D.C. may have outlawed drive-by appraisals (known as broker price opinions, or BPOs) for traditional mortgages, but Wall Street - which plunged into …

Business

A Decade After the Great Recession, We’re Outsourcing Home Appraisals to India

The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports that banks are getting tired of performing actual appraisals for high-volume home loans—the kind that get packaged …

Real Estate

This dresser-shaped building is for sale

No disrespect to Ohio’s Big Basket, which was just sold to a preservation-minded developer, but it’s time to <i>draw</i> attention to another duck for …

North Carolina

Dead Drop: January 19

PLANE TRUTH: South Florida media are reporting that a mysterious futuristic aircraft was spotted by Google Earth's cameras. The craft was parked at a …

Palm Beach County

Mysterious object spotted on Google Earth could be US hypersonic spy plane, say conspiracy theorists

It’s a rumour that’s been circulating for months, and now new images could confirm suspicions that the US Air Force is developing a hypersonic spy …

Pratt & Whitney

Start Your Own ISP

This site is dedicated to helping you start your own Internet Service Provider. Specifically, this guide is about building a Wireless ISP (WISP).<p>This …

Wi-Fi

‘Game Of Thrones’ Fans Are Going To Great (Creepy) Lengths For Spoilers

The night is dark and full of terrors, and so is the wait until <i>Game of Thrones</i> is back. To pass the time until 2019, fans of the HBO mega-hit are going to great lengths to find out everything and anything they can about the final season.<p>For instance, Carice van Houten, who plays Melisandre, …

TV Series

Are virtual reality workouts the future of fitness

What do you dislike most about working out? The smell of the metal and brawn that Ron Burgundy so admired? The guy who roars like a rutting rhino …

Oculus Rift

Govt to Free 528 People Arrested During Protests

Most of the prisoners were arrested and charged with terrorism during anti-government demonstrations that started in the Oromia region in late 2015 …

Addis Ababa

How many of these East Bay landmarks can you guess from above?

Let’s say you aced our test of guessing famous San Francisco landmarks from above, with images from the folks at Google Earth. But what about the famous or beloved places of the East Bay, many of which don’t get the kind of postcard treatment that Alcatraz or the Palace of Fine Arts do?<p>Scroll …

San Francisco

The Deadly Phenomenon They Don't Teach You In Driver's Ed

As the automotive industry progressively improves the safety of its vehicles, it seems issues of driver awareness and visibility also increase. …

Autos

BUSTED? Has USAF been caught hiding 'alien tech UFO' in Florida on Google Earth?

GoogleSECRET CRAFT? Two diamond shaped objects can be seen from above at aerospace firm base.<p>So-called alien truth seekers are convinced they have …

UFOs

Kidnapped College Student Reveals How She Outsmarted Her Attacker After Being Raped

It is impossible to never let your guard down, but for some violent scum, a moment is all it takes to act out their filthy desires. When 21-year-old …

Crime

A $60 Taco? You'll Find It In Dearborn

By no means is this your kid's Taco Bell fare. And, you will want to take special notice of the crunch.<p>DEARBORN, MI – We all love a bit of swanky …

Taco Bell

Why Bing Maps are Awful for Finding Fish | Louisiana Fishing Blog

Sure, it’s a freely available source, but so is this other one. And it’s way better.<p>Bing Maps Misses the Hidden Hot Spots<p>When it comes to fishing, I …

Fishing

Here’s what D.C. could look like in 2100

This new map layer in Google Earth shows how sea level rise will affect different areas of the nation’s capital<p>Climate change is real, and it’s affecting cities around the world. In order to showcase how sea levels may rise in the next century, research group Climate Central created a new plug-in …

Climate Change

Careful Now | CSS-Tricks

By Chris Coyier On January 8, 2018 chrome, opinion, standards<p>Tom Warren's "Chrome is turning into the new Internet Explorer 6" for The Verge has a …

Web Development

Surging Seas software shows potential impact of rising sea levels on US cities

An interactive mapping tool provides a scary glimpse of how cities such as New York, Boston and Miami might end up if sea levels continue to rise.<p>The …

Climate Change

Report: North Korean Missile Hit One of Its Own Cities

A North Korean ballistic-missile test that failed in flight crashed and caused considerable damage to a complex in the city of Tokchon in April of …

North Korea

Renewed Interest In Search; Streaming Video Audiences Dislike Ads

AdExchanger |Here’s today’s AdExchanger.com news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here. Search For Attention Search advertising has been a sleepy …

Advertising Industry

North Korea accidentally hit one of its own cities with a missile, report says

In its relentless pursuit of nuclear strength, North Korea's first land target may have actually been itself. <i>The Diplomat</i> reported Wednesday that an …

North Korea

When a North Korean Missile Accidentally Hit a North Korean City

What happens when a North Korean ballistic missile test fails in flight and explodes in a populated area? On April 28, 2017, North Korea launched a …

North Korea

Satellite images suggest a failed Hwasong-12 missile crashed into North Korean city: Report

An April 28, 2017 launch of a Hwasong-12 ballistic missile fell to earth in the populated areas of Tokchon, North Korea, “causing considerable damage …

North Korea

The Verge: ‘Chrome Is Turning Into the New Internet Explorer 6’

Tom Warren, writing for The Verge:<p>Whether you blame Google or the often slow moving World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the results have been …

John Gruber

4 New Yorkers Tried To Use Fake Cash At Secaucus Kohl's, Cops Say

Four New Yorkers were arrested in Dec. after trying to use fake money at the Secaucus Kohl's. They then led police on a chase down Rt. 3.<p>SECAUCUS, NJ …

New York City

How to Ace Your Interview

Let’s say you followed my advice on resumes and cover letters. If it worked, you’re very welcome. Or, if you disregarded what I said and wrote a …

Employment

One Day Left to Save 30% on Teaching History With Technology

All month long I’ve offered a 30% discount on my popular Teaching History With Technology course. There is just one day left to take advantage of …

Google

Waitress claims coworker ran off with her half of $300G scratch-off ticket winnings

An Arkansas waitress claimed her co-worker ran off with her half of $300,000 winnings from a scratch-off ticket.<p>Leslie Underwood, a waitress at Sportsmans Drive-In, located in Stuttgart, Ark., said her co-worker Mandy Vanhouten owes her some cash.<p>"It was kind of like somebody died for somebody to …

Emotions

(Not So) Fun Maps: See What NYC’s Famous Landmarks Look Like Submerged in Water

On more than a few occasions, we’ve asked the question: what would New York City look like if sea levels drastically rose? In the past, these old …

Manhattan