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Big rock climbing gym planned for Callowhill warehouse

It’ll be The Cliffs’s biggest location to date<p>More development news is coming out of Callowhill, only this time it involves ropes and rappels: A massive rock-climbing gym is going to set up shop in an old warehouse at 340 N. 10 Street.<p>The Cliffs announced that it is opening its first Pennsylvania …

List-Worthy

A car smashed into three vehicles in a street and was then driven off, leaving a trail of destruction

A car crashed in to three parked vehicles causing substantial damage and then failed to stop at the scene.<p>South Wales Police believe a silver/grey …

News (Wales)

With a mirror magic, the Fishball records 360 video from any iPhone camera

The best 360 cameras run upward of $500 and even the cheapest options cross into three digits, but a San Francisco-based startup is working to make …

Permission to demolish Howl at the Moon nightclub quashed

Developer Paddy McKillen jnr ‘disappointed’ but new plan in pipeline<p>about an hour ago Updated: 19 minutes ago<p>An Bord Pleanála has decided to overturn …

News (Ireland)

If You Give Sheep Cameras, They'll Help Create Street Maps

The Faroe Islands didn't have Google street view, but they wanted to. So they strapped 360-degree cameras on the backs of sheep to make their own.

Faroe Islands

Grand Central Bowl sued over hidden fees

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Portland civil attorney is suing the Grand Central Restaurant & Bowling Lounge, claiming it charges customers a hidden 2 …

Portland, OR

RegisTree

About Our Project<p>We have developed an automated system that can detect and inventory street trees automatically. From publicly available imagery …

I know too well the gossip in the St Paul's locker rooms

When the High Mistress of St Paul's Girls' School sent around a letter about some #metoo fundraising at the school, she promptly received replies …

Grace Mugabe

Qantas to operate first biofuel flight to US under mustard power

Qantas plans to operate the first ever flight between Australia and the United States powered by biofuel early next year under a new partnership it …

Aviation

New design for the development replacing Edgewater’s Woodruff Arcade?

The project also has a new name that references the historic building being lost<p>A seven-story development slated to replace Edgewater’s 1923 Woodruff Arcade at the southeast corner of Sheridan Road and Devon Avenue is apparently back with an updated design. The mixed-use project calls for 58 rental …

Chicago

UN diplomat falls to death from balcony in New York after 'trust game,' report says

A United Nations diplomat from Australia plunged to his death early Wednesday in New York while reportedly playing a "trust game" with a friend.<p>Julian Simpson, 30, was at his building in Manhattan's Lower East Side after a night out with his friends and his wife, police sources told The New York …

News (U.S.)

Russian troll describes work in the infamous misinformation factory

For months, Vitaly Bespalov, 26, was one of hundreds of workers pumping out misinformation online at the Internet Research Agency, the Russian troll factory responsible for explosive content seen by 126 million Americans in the run-up to the U.S. presidential election.<p>In many ways, the IRA was like …

Business

Brooklyn restaurant employee fired for telling patrons manager is racist

One disgruntled restaurant staffer in Brooklyn, N.Y., is officially unemployed after declaring that her manager was racist as she booted customers from the shop during closing hours.<p>On the evening of Nov. 12, Jypsy Jeyfree shared a now-viral video on Instagram of a female employee at Brooklyn's …

Racism

How We Calculated the Risks of Walking While Black — ProPublica

A Florida Times-Union/ProPublica analysis showed that law enforcement in Duval County, Florida, gives black people a higher proportion of pedestrian …

Urban Design

You Can Now Tour Every South African National Park with Google Street View

From cosmopolitan Cape Town to the wilds of Kruger National Park to the dramatic Drakensberg Range to the world-class vineyards of Franschhoek, South …

South Africa

Google Street View availability across the world.

Google Street View availability across the world.

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How The Sheep Beat Google (and Other Winning Placemaking Ideas)

<i>“It’s worth going to a professional conference if you can come back with one good idea.”</i><p>I just returned from the 2017 CityNationPlace conference in London, an assembly of inventive minds in the practice of place branding and place marketing. In 36 hours, the group openly shared some of the most …

Faroe Islands

Sea to sea to sea: For the first time ever you can now drive to the Arctic Ocean

Canada’s first highway connecting the Northwest Territories to the coast of the Arctic Ocean is about to open.This is the Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway, …

Arctic Ocean

This Vp of VR and AR Productions Was Once Google Street View’s Driver No. 6

Andrew McGovern got his first taste of working in virtual reality in 2007 when he spent a summer driving around and capturing 360-degree footage in …

Digital Marketing

Better looking Google Street View panoramas on the way

Last week Google announced some new algorithms are being implemented for the creation of panoramas used in Google Street View to stitch together …

Android News

Man falls four floors to his death 'after being caught molesting boy at birthday party'

A man fell to his death as he attempted to escape through a fourth-storey window after he was allegedly caught molesting a six-year-old boy.<p>Edgar …

Crime

Nearly 50 pounds of cocaine washes up onto Florida beach

Authorities have found nearly 50 pounds of cocaine that washed up on a central Florida beach.<p>A woman saw the cocaine wrapped in a package as she was walking along the beach in Melbourne Friday, the Brevard County Sheriff's Office said.<p>The package was found near where a sailboat washed ashore during …

News (U.S.)

DiscoVR Beyond Expeditions: Virtual Reality Creation in Libraries

Home <b>›</b> Community <b>›</b> AASL National Conference & Exhibiton <b>›</b> <b>DiscoVR Beyond Expeditions: Virtual Reality Creation in Libraries</b><p><i>on</i> 11/11/2017 • ( 0 )<p>In her …

Virtual Reality

Pharma firms back motorway upgrade plan for Ringaskiddy route

Group backs residents’ calls for M28 in Cork to be diverted around Ringaskiddy village<p>7 minutes ago<p>Pharmaceutical companies employing more than 5,000 …

Ireland

Google Street View has Reached the Tiny Faroe Islands Thanks to Sheep

The Faroe Islands are a sparsely-inhabited archipelago in the North Atlantic. Until last week, their remoteness gave them the distinction of being …

Electric Vehicles

Ditch the 3D stitch — updated algorithm means a clearer Google Street View

Nothing quite disrupts the “being there” experience of a 360 photo like a bad stitch line. But Google Street View panoramas will soon have fewer …

Google

End of an era for 'Jiggies' nightclub in Dunfermline

© Google Maps<p>Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>A Dunfermline club has called time after four decades as a leading light in the town’s nightlife.<p>Johnson’s …

Google Maps is fixing Street View

The newest version of Google Maps Street View will have a much more complete view of this planet. Or at least the parts the company’s driven to or …

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New Google Street View algorithm correcting misalignments in existing panoramas

Back in September, Google Street View vehicles received their first major upgrade in eight years that should result in high-resolution images. Today, Google Research detailed a new algorithm that should address a common flaw with current Street View panoramas.<p>Looking at Street View, it’s not too …

Technology

A Doughnut Disco Is the Brunch San Francisco Has Been Waiting For

It’s tastier and cheaper too, like their $2.00 coffee<p>In honor of National Doughnut Day last Sunday, the SoMa StrEat Food Park threw a Doughnut …

San Francisco Bay Area