Maps

Google gives students interactive tools for STEM and internet safety

Google launched a new browser-based Google Earth this past April, adding educational tools to make it easier for teachers to show the world off to students without having to leave the classroom. The company also collaborated with the BBC to create a digital storytelling platform called Voyager that …

Google Earth

Google Earth Heads to the Classroom With National Geographic and PBS

Google continues to make inroads into the classroom.<p>The search giant said Monday it created ten educational experiences based on its popular Google …

Google Earth

These are the 8 apps we can't live without

For many of us, life significantly changed with the advent of the app. No longer do we have to wander helplessly through the streets searching for THE best burger in town, or wait more than an hour to see photos of Aunt Becky's Hawaiian vacation. Yelp and Facebook have changed all that.<p>There are …

Google Maps

How to remove geolocation information from a photo in Google Photos

If you're planning a vacation, or just want to add yet another layer of security to your mobile device, here's how to strip out geolocation …

GeoTagging

What America Will Look Like In 2060

A new infographic from New York Times compares 3,000 counties to America’s overall demographic make-up from the 1970 to 2060.<p>We tend to think of the “cities of the future” as those that are the most forward-thinking in terms of sustainability, technology, and pioneering policies for protecting …

Demographics

Lil Jon and Ice Cube, the Shout-Out Map - CityLab

About the Author<p>John Metcalfe is CityLab’s Bay Area bureau chief, based in Oakland. His coverage focuses on climate change and the science of cities.<p>Expand Comments +<p>Most Popular

Rap & Hip-Hop

How To Make an App Like Runkeeper: Part 1

<i>Update note:</i> This tutorial has been updated to iOS 11 Beta 1, Xcode 9 and Swift 4 by Richard Critz. Original tutorial by Matt Luedke.<p>The motivational …

Programming

A Guide to International Bikepacking Trips - BIKEPACKING.com

compose Cass Gilbert time Jun 26, 2017 comment 0<p>Planning a big, overseas bikepacking trip can seem like a daunting task. After spending a month …

Google Earth

Google Earth launches Voyager feature with lesson plans and educational tours for classrooms

Google Earth

This hand-drawn map of Disneyland just sold for big money

Hold onto your mouse ears, because one particular piece of Disney memorabilia just broke the bank.<p>A one-of-a-kind hand drawn map of Disneyland, done by Walt Disney himself, sold for $708,000 at an auction at Van Eaton Galleries in Los Angeles over the weekend, making it the most expensive …

Walt Disney Company

Ghost Stations of the London Underground (Mapped)

<i>(Image: Dylan Maryk. Schematic map showing the ghost stations of the London Underground)</i><p>There are dozens of ghost stations across the labyrinthine …

London Underground

“Snail.Bubble.Drums”: The app making poetry out of GPS co-ordinates

What3words turns the world into trillions of word-trios, and could change the way we navigate the Earth<p>There’s poetry to dividing the entire planet …

GIS

Economic activity in pre-Columbus North America.

The world as 100 people over the last 200 years.<p>Europeans are divided along ideological lines in their views of the EU, but this division is not a …

United Nations peacekeeping

Earth’s dry zones support a surprising number of trees

Earth’s dry regions have more trees than once thought — a hopeful note in the fight against climate change.<p>An analysis of high-resolution satellite …

Google Earth

14 apps to play with Dad

Whatever Dad's into — from sports to science — we have an app he and the kids can play together<p>Looking for a fun way to share time with Dad? You might be surprised to find that some of his interests are only an app screen away. We’ve gathered 14 cool apps that should fit just about any father out …

Google Earth

Here's how Google Maps knows when there is traffic

Google Maps is a very useful tool for navigating your way around the world and getting to your destination as quickly as possible. One way it accomplishes this is by predicting traffic and calculating the fastest route. But how is Google able to accurately monitor all of these cars? The answer may …

Google Maps

Be Aware of the Proposed Geospatial Data Act (GDA) of 2017

<i>Share:</i><p>Back in March of this year, US Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Mark Warner (D-VA) introduced the Geospatial Data Act (GDA). S. 1253 is being …

GIS

Malin Baryard-Johnsson wins the Deloitte Prijs in Rotterdam

Malin Baryard-Johnsson (SWE) and H&M Second Chance (Carland x White Clover) made it another Swedish win in Rotterdam, when they went to the top of …

Google Maps

Astronaut Photo ISS028-E-20073 ATMOSPHERIC LIMB

MAP LOCATION<br>latitude/longitude of image<p><i>Spacecraft nadir point:</i> 43.4° S, 92.5° E<p><i>Photo center point:</i><p><i>Nadir to Photo Center:</i><p><i>Spacecraft Altitude</i>: 211 …

Google Earth

Ahlmann into the overall LGCT lead

This week<p>CSIO5* Rotterdam<b><br>Netherlands</b><p>Website Schedule Route/Address Kralingseweg 120 - Rotterdam See on Google Maps Timetable Results LiveTV FEI LiveTV<p>…

Google Maps

Application of Geographic Information System (GIS) in Smart Cities

<b>Why make our traditional cities “Smart”</b><p>Cities are spatial, cultural, social , economic, political, legal, democratic and ecological system. Spatial …

GIS

Snapchat’s New Feature Is Concerning For People Who Want To Keep Their Lives Separate From Social Media

On one hand, Snapchat’s new opt-in feature, Snap Map, seems like a great idea. Basically, a user shares their location with friends on a map within Snapchat which can allow them to see what you’re up to. An easy click on a buddy in the map will show their snaps and if they’re nearby, you can drop …

Google Earth

The best iOS 10 widgets for your iPhone or iPad

We’ve shown you all the great things iOS 10 has to offer, but one of the best features is the ability to add widgets. In iOS, widgets aren’t a …

Apple

Google Maps good for finding restaurants and parks, but unreliable for high-end tasks, says Survey of India

Indian government doesn't want Indians to use Google Maps, because it believes that the service is not reliable for high-end applications.<p>The Survey …

Google Maps

Access Maps from the Command Line Rendered in ASCII with Mapscii

Have you ever wished you could access a mapping application from the command line? Now you can with Mapscii, which is sort of like Google Maps or …

Google Maps

Google begins removing private medical records from search results

Google has typically had a hands-off approach when it comes to removing content from search results, but this week the company quietly decided add a …

Google Earth

Burnt Point Lodge Silk Maps

In a world dominated by GPS on smartphones, it's tough to remember the historical importance of physical maps. During World War II, for example, …

Shopping

From 1807 to 2021: The evolution of Delhi in six maps

Pilar Maria Guerrieri’s book ‘Maps Of Delhi’ reveals the changing face of the metropolis over two centuries.<p>A map in the musty room of the National …

India

How to stop Waze from gobbling up your iPhone’s battery life when you’re not using it

Location services are critical for apps like Google Maps, Uber and Waze, but they’re a massive drain on your phone’s battery.<p>It’s a tradeoff we’ve …

iOS

Google maps not authentic, says country's top surveyor

Google maps are not considered "authentic" since they are not charted by the government, the country's top surveyor has said.<p>Swarna Subba Rao, the …

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