Maps

This is everything Google knows about you - and how to switch it off

It turns out Google knows a lot about you - an awful lot, in fact.<p>But exactly how much is "an awful lot"?<p>Many are left wondering exactly what the …

Google Maps

House releases redistricting plan with few double-bunkings

The North Carolina House on Saturday released its proposed redistricting plan scheduled to be up for its first floor vote Friday, Aug. 25th. …

North Carolina

1 dead in plane crash near airport in Madras

One person is confirmed dead in a plane crash near Madras Municipal Airport early Saturday afternoon, Jefferson County Sheriff Jim Adkins said.<p>A fire …

Google Earth

Research Guides: Professional Writing in Psychology (21:830:360:01): Using concept mapping

Why use a concept map?<p>Using a concept map to develop your research question can make the transition from research question to search strategy an easy …

America's Mood Map: An Interactive Guide to the United States of Attitude

For a country that features the word <i>United</i> so prominently in its name, the U.S. is a pretty fractious place. We splinter along fault lines of income, …

Personality

Mind Maps

By onAugust 19, 2017 in Nonprofit How-to, Social Change, world changing<p><i>By Tom Peterson</i><p>Although we’re rarely conscious of it we use maps all the time. …

Brainstorming

This live map shows lightning strikes all over the world in real-time

Everyone loves a good thunderstorm, but they can be hard to come by depending on where you live. If seeing a storm unfold as it happens sounds like …

All Over the World

Lighthouses in Russia

Lighthouses in Russia.

Snapchat's Foray Into the Future of Maps

The app’s newest feature combines two major trends in modern cartography: mapping life in real time, and mapping subjective, emotional information.<p>There’s a lot going on in the world that you won’t find in the day’s headlines. The Mall of Qatar is hosting a pirate-themed stage show in its central …

Snap Inc.

New Call of Duty WW2 Gameplay Shows Beta Maps & Killstreaks

August 18, 2017<p>Share This<p>Call of Duty WW2 Modes Include Hardpoint, Deathmatch, and War<p>Sledgehammer Games is hard at work to deliver their WW2 …

Call of Duty

This Map Shows Which Emoji People Are Most Into In Each State

A few states are most into eggplants. 🍆 🍆 🍆<p>Everyone has a go-to emoji, and it turns out each state does, too.<p>The folks at decluttr.com wanted to try to pinpoint the most “popular” emoji in each state, so they used Google search data to determine which emoji people searched for most from August …

Emoji

Google adds six-second video preview feature for mobile search results on Android and Chrome app

In a major update, search engine giant Google has added a six second video previews to its mobile search results, the media reported on …

Google Maps

LinkedIn Updates, New Facebook Ads, and the New Facebook Design

Shares 0<p>Welcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of …

Social Media Marketing

Snapchat is using the solar eclipse to show off the real potential of its maps feature

Snapchat spent $213 million to acquire Zenly, the French mapping app that powers the recently announced Snap Map feature.<p>Snap Map allows you to see where your Snapchat friends on a map of the world. Friends are displayed using their Bitmoji avatars, which comes from another Snap acquisition.<p>To …

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QUIZ: Can You Guess Which Premier League Signing Cost More This Summer?

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GeoTagging

Map shows Scotland is the only country in the world where Coca Cola doesn't own the most popular soft drink

An interesting Tweet showing the map of Coca Cola's world dominance of the soft drinks market has gone viral - thanks to the one country where the …

Coca-Cola

99% Darkness: See How Half the World's Population Lives on 1% of its Land - 99% Invisible

Reading stories about overpopulation, it is easy to imagine we live on a planet that is packed with people from coast to coast on every continent. As …

Population

Skateboarder Critically Injured After Sunnyside Collision

A 19-year-old skateboarder suffered life-threatening injuries after a car collision in the Sunnyside neighborhood last night.<p>The incident occurred at …

San Francisco

Google Earth created an eye-opening way to 'step inside' some of the world's most remarkable homes

If you've ever wondered what it would be like to grow up in a completely different society, there's a fun way to find out using Google Earth. With the latest update to Google's "This is Home" project, you can take a look into twenty-two "traditional" homes around the world.<p>Using the Street View …

Google Earth

15 solar eclipse maps you need to study before the astronomical event of a century

Total solar eclipse fever is raging as millions prepare for an astronomical event that hasn't cut across the US in 99 years.<p>On August 21, the moon will slide in front of the sun and cast a dark, moving shadow on America. Not every location will see the solar eclipse at the same time, however, or …

Astronomy

This Food Stylist Makes Maps Out of Regional Delicacies

Disclaimer: That’s bacon—not a highway<p>In what we're labeling “Culinary Cartography,” Travel Supermarket teamed up with chef and food stylist Rosie …

Food

The best places to watch the eclipse with a goat

You can pinpoint the exact moment this summer that eclipse maps jumped the shark. At 4:43 p.m. Aug. 1, the Boston Globe tweeted out a map overlaying the path of the eclipse on a map of the 2016 county-level election results. “The path of viewing spots for this month’s solar eclipse cuts …

Solar Eclipse

Trace SF’s long-defunct train routes in one BART-style map

These old railroads once defined the Bay Area<p><i>UPDATE: The original version of this map was published in April 2015.</i><p>David Edmondson, who blogs about transportation at the Greater Marin, once used archival timetables to create a map of Marin's Northwestern Pacific Interurban commuter line, which shut …

San Francisco

This Map Reveals the Weird Products People in Your State Buy From Walmart.com

It's generally recommended among people averse to having a horrible time that Walmart, barring some late-night foodmergency, should be avoided …

Offbeat News

Try It Out: Interactive Map Shows The Exact Opposite Point In The World From You

<i>Opening image via Pexels</i><p><b>Ever wondered</b> what life is like on the other side of the world—and where exactly <i>is</i> the opposite side of the world?<p><b>This</b> …

Australasia

Migrating birds use a magnetic map to travel long distances

Birds have an impressive ability to navigate. They can fly long distances, to places that they may never have visited before, sometimes returning …

GIS

GPS-Triggered Driving Tour - Tour Buddy Apps

<i>GPS App Tour</i><p>Our GPS enabled app automatically plays audio tracks when the user passes specified GPS points! Users create their GPS enabled app tour …

GPS

The United States of Movies

How do you select the most iconic movie for each state in the US? Some are pretty easy, because there aren't that many movies set in Rhode Island, …

Movies

Google rolls out Q&A feature to Maps

Search engine giant Google has added a Q&A feature to results in Maps and search to help users get better answers related to searched places. Through …

Google Maps

A.M. Sacconaghi Jr. Estimates That Google Is Paying Apple $3 Billion to Remain the Default Safari Search Engine

Todd Haselton, writing for CNBC:<p>“Court documents indicate that Google paid Apple $1B in 2014, and we estimate that total Google payments to Apple in …

Google Maps