Genetic material from fungi collections helped a team of researchers resolve the mushroom 'tree of life,' a map of the relationships between key mushroom species and their evolutionary history that scientists have struggled to piece together for more than 200 years.
MADRID/VALENCIA (Reuters) - Upstart parties are expected to make strong headway in Spanish regional elections on Sunday, ushering in an era of coalition and compromise and potentially dampening Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's prospects of winning a second term later this year.
Few realize the 3-D mechanized map shown during the "Game of Thrones" title sequence changes several times per season.
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Windows Phone smartphones have natively the excellent Here Maps, but if you are looking for alternative functionalities you can consider this app. Gps navigator recorder is a free Windows Phone app. If with a normal gps navigator (after setting the departure and arrival point), it is traced a route and a voice guides you to […]
Microsoft has added a new core feature to Power Map called Custom Regions in the May 2015 update of Office 365. The Custom Regions feature allows data to be mapped to the regions that matter most to you, even if they are not the traditional zip code, county, state or country regions. The Custom [….] […]
Earlier this week, we reported how people discovered typing "ngga house" into Google Maps brings you to the White House. Well, Google noticed and took steps to quickly fix it.
Too many Canadian maps included in tourist brochures and distributed by the tens of thousands have been all wrong this week. One was distributed by Nova Scotia Tourism, and two others by an Alberta tour company. CBC reports that Anderson...Show More Summary
Lately, not a day seems to pass without news of NATO jets being scrambled to intercept/reroute a Russian warplane or reconnaisance jet. As a result, David Cenciotti's The Aviationist blog has compiled the recent history of all the "close encounters" between Russian and NATO warplanes since 2013. Show More Summary
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David Nicholls wonders: When researching a novel, is Google maps enough?
To let the media tell it, ISIS has launched a successful “offensive” of late, taking control of Palmyra, a Syrian city that’s home to ‘treasures of antiquity’, as well as Ramadi, which gives the group control of “strategic highway linking...Show More Summary
Apple has gobbled up mapping market share on iOS (and the Mac) since introducing its own alternative to Google Maps back in 2012, despite lacking a variety of key features. Hints at how Apple Maps may soon improve are coming from a seemingly unlikely source: China.
Want to see what your block in New York City looked like 75 years ago? Or where your great-grandparents lived? A curiously addictive interactive map, OldNYC, lets you see what just about any spot in New York City looked like decades earlier. Show More Summary
It's about time this basic feature came to the default mapping application on Apple devices.
Click map to enlarge Minimum wage increases passed by cities and states around the country are great news for low-wage workers—but the news isn't good enough. As a new report (PDF) from the National Low Income Housing Coalition shows,...Show More Summary
Just in time for the hustle-and-bustle of Memorial Day Weekend, Google has added traffic alerts to Google Maps. Google has shown traffic conditions for a while now, but this update actually brings with it explanations as to why various...Show More Summary
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Projecting West — Kickstarter Teaser from Craig Winslow on Vimeo. The idea of projection mapping conjures images of large-scale augmented reality works (that take months of planning to create) that bring the virtual world to the concert experience, illuminate the austere space within an art gallery, or breathe new life into iconic architectures. Show More Summary