Google Earth

How to Plan an Epic Backpacking Trip

One of the most incredible ways to explore this planet is on foot, carrying everything you need to survive on your back. Here’s how to make …

Snowshoeing

Take Epic Landscape Photos With These 3 Easy Tips

One of the problems I had with my photos early on in my photography career is that they just didn’t have a lot of impact.<p>I was confused as to why …

Landscape Photography

Google Apps, Maps Make Their Way Into Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance Cars

Google has inked a deal with the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance to bring maps and apps into the manufacturer’s infotainment systems that run on …

Search Engine Marketing

Riverbank erosion disaster in Bangladesh leaves thousands homeless

As the mighty Padma River in Bangladesh experiences unprecedented levels of soil erosion, a vast area of Dhaka's Naria Upazilla region in the …

Liberal View

$30 Million Global Headquarters Project Picks Solon

Swagelok announced it will be bringing its Global Headquarters to the city.<p>SOLON, OH — Swagelok's planned $30-50 million Global Headquarters campus …

Maps

Northridge-Chatsworth Patch Readers: Thanks For Helping Us Grow

We appreciate your contributions that make Northridge-Chatsworth Patch special. Check out our recent readership figures.<p>NORTHRIDGE-CHATSWORTH, CA — …

Pugs

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance Chooses Google's Android as In-Car Operating System

This triple alliance sold more than 10.6 million vehicles last year.<p>Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images<p>Marco MargaritoffView Marco Margaritoff's …

Operating Systems

Audi's 2019 e-tron crossover priced from $75,795

SAN FRANCISCO -- When it arrives in U.S. dealerships in the second quarter of next year, the 2019 Audi e-tron will boast a 95-kilowatt-hour battery, …

Batteries

In Major Auto Partnership, Google’s Android System to Power Dashboard Media Display

Car makers have been reluctant to cede control to tech rivals; drivers will have better integration of Google’s maps, app store and voice-activated assistant<p>Alphabet Inc.’s Google is making a major push into the auto industry, partnering with the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance to use the tech …

Automotive Industry

'He Was Going To Die:' Tragic Details Of 2 NJ Drowning Deaths

Also: NJ Bar Says 'Lewd' Sex Acts May Have Involved Cop / NJ Town Settles Lawsuit Accusing Community Of Anti-Semitism​ / Newark On</i> …

New Jersey

India gets access to two Bangladeshi ports, will boost connectivity with North-Eastern region

The proposed agreement will enhance connectivity to the land-locked region of the North-East.

Foreign Policy

The creative methods and madness of everyone from Wes Anderson to Rei Kawakubo

One of my favourite ways to procrastinate is – somewhat ironically – to read about other people’s models for productivity and achievement; and It’s …

Rei Kawakubo

New Study Reveals Global Drivers of Deforestation

Commodity-driven deforestation is most responsible, with farming and forestry also playing a major role in the global tree cover loss.Knowing where …

Research

'He Was Going To Die:' Tragic Details Of Hazlet Drowning Deaths

All Sean Stead​ was trying to do was save his friends. But he had to turn back to the shore after being pulled down by the drowning men.<p>HAZLET, NJ — …

Maps

Satellite images reveal Russian navy’s massive rearmament on Kola Peninsula

The major expansion of storage facilities for both nuclear missiles and conventional long-range high-precision cruise missiles will significantly …

The Arctic

HoudahGeo 5.2.3

Adds support for macOS 10.14 Mojave. ($39 new, free update, 22.8 MB)

Maps

Planning and Mapping a Photo Trip Online

You have the opportunity to go to one of those photo “hotspots,” a place you’ve always dreamed of shooting. You’ve seen some photos, heard about some …

Maps

An artist's surreal view of Australia – created from satellite data captured 700km above Earth

There are more than 4,800 satellites orbiting Earth. They bristle with sensors – trained towards Earth and into space – recording and transmitting …

Geoscience

The Mountain Legacy Project

<i>Initially patented as a technological and scientific method for recording empirical data, photography has been used for countless purposes since its invention on the tail-end of the Industrial Revolution. As the medium’s technology developed, its artistic scope and potential also evolved, blending</i> …

National Parks

From the Deepest Secrets to Everyone’s Smart Phones

Opinion<p>Posted: Sep 17, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>Space …

Conservative View

Paranal Observatory

Paranal Observatory Map<p><i>Paranal map and safety. Credit: ESO</i><p>A Tour at Paranal Observatory<p>Click on the image to take a Virtual Tour in and nearby the …

Maps

The 50 best suburbs in America, ranked

In a series titled "The Death of Suburbia," Business Insider previously explored the declining state of American suburbs. Reporters found millennials are doing everything they can to avoid suburban life, like living on a boat, to be closer to their jobs in big cities, and that over 800 golf …

Ann Arbor

New Blood-Red Species of Octocoral Discovered in Panama

A study in the journal Bulletin of Marine Science describes a new, blood-red species of octocoral found in Panama. The species in the genus …

National Parks

“We are here to see technology and how it works,” Sowore said while touring the facility with members of the TakeItBack movement in the Bay Area.

Omoyele Sowore, Presidential Aspirant on the platform of the African Action Congress (AAC), has promised to make Nigeria an attractive and formidable …

Citizen Journalism

Internet Sleuths Are Hunting for China’s Secret Internment Camps for Muslims

The country is using high-tech methods of repression, but even the simplest tech may be enough to expose them.<p>Citizen journalists and scholars are in a race against time, scouring the internet for evidence before the Chinese government can erase it. Since last year, the country has been sending …

Technology

TV crew reporting on car break-ins in SF has both bait car and camera crew vehicle robbed

A television production crew investigating the car break-in issue in San Francisco inadvertently played themselves when thieves broke into not just a bait car, but the camera crew's vehicle as well.<p>Inside Edition, a CBS-affiliated news program, brought a car to Alamo Square with a Michael Kors …

Maps

The Most Notorious Towing Company in Chicago---Maybe in America---Gets the Boot

CHICAGO—In a city known for gangsters, bootleggers and corrupt politicians, residents will tell you the most reviled actor on the North Side is a tow-truck company.<p>For more than half a century, Chicagoans have said Lincoln Towing Service—locally known as the Lincoln Park Pirates—has hauled away …

Wall Street

Frozen Antarctic “Town” Discovered On Google Earth

Sep 14, 2018<p>A mysterious “town” has been discovered in Antarctica, buried under thawing ice. You can thank Google for that, since it was spotted by a …

Maps

Google is using peer pressure to help cities save energy

With climate change on many minds, cities around the world have affirmed their dedication to improving sustainability efforts. To help with that, Google recently unveiled the Environmental Insights Explorer, which overlays emissions data and efficiency analyses atop a city’s Google map.<p>So far, the …

Buenos Aires

7 incredible world wonders discovered on Google Earth

An Arctic ice river, a spinning island, the world’s biggest natural bridge and a two-million-year-old hominid skeleton are a few of the amazing …

Maps