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Apple Adds Animation to London Landmarks in its Maps App, Including the London Eye Ferris Wheel and Big Ben’s Clock

2 days agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Apple has updated its updated its proprietary Maps app to include select image animations in the London area, notably the turning of the giant London Eye Ferris wheel and the clock atop of Big Ben, which shows off the current time in the city. via Daily Mail, MacRumors

Apple Maps adds animated 3D imagery starting w/ UK’s London Eye & Big Ben (Videos)

Apple has added some nice new touches to Apple Maps with animated 3D imagery for iconic landmarks starting with the UK. Apple Maps now shows the correct time on Big Ben and a rotating London Eye when users viewing the landmarks access the app’s 3D Flyover feature. Videos showing off the animated London Eye and Big […]

Apple Begins Animating Landmarks in Maps, Starting With London Eye and Big Ben's Clock

Apple yesterday updated its 3D "Flyover" map of London, adding animated images onto popular London-based attractions that result in real-time moving pictures right inside of the Maps app (via The Daily Mail). The update causes the current...Show More Summary

Art in Cornwall, A Summer in February

One of the sources of building material for the Thames Embankment came from Lamorna Cove in Cornwall. So next time you come to London and see this sculpture of Queen Boadicea by Thomas Thornecroft next to Big Ben, think of the stones below the embankment you stand on and remember this beautiful little cove in Cornwall. Show More Summary

Apple animates two London landmarks in Maps 3D Flyover

Apple has added a small treat for Maps users with careful eyes. People using the 3D Flyover feature found in Maps should notice that Apple has added animations to two London landmarks: the Big Ben clock tower and the London Eye. When viewing the Flyover tour of the London Eye, users will now be able to observe the Ferris wheel spinning. Show More Summary

Apple extends 3D Flyover support and strikes new US partnerships, showing it’s still serious about rivaling Google Maps

In the past week Apple Maps has added nine new cities to the 3D Flyover feature, partnered with GasBuddy and GreatSchools in the US and added some quirky features to London’s 3D flyover views that include Big Ben showing the real time and the London Eye rotating. Show More Summary

Jessa Duggar and husband Ben Seewald 'hope to adopt a lot of kids'

Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald know all about being part of a big family, and now the recent newlyweds are ready to fill their own home with children. Jessa, 22, and Ben, 19, have a combined 24 siblings. Now the stars of TLC reality hit...Show More Summary

Jennifer Garner Is All Smiles After Ben Affleck's J.Lo Reunion

Jennifer Garner flashes a big smile while going shopping on Tuesday morning (February 24) in Brentwood, Calif. The 42-year-old actress looked to be in a great mood after skipping the Oscars over the weekend and letting her hubby Ben Affleck go solo at the awards show. During a commercial break, it was reported that Ben [...]

Death-Defying Photoshoot Dangles Superheroes from a Skyscraper

"Deadpool." Images courtesy Ben Von Wong It's a bird, it's a plane, it's—actually, it's untrained models dressed as superheroes, posing on the edge of a skyscraper. Had it been a big budget action movie like Avengers or Guardians ofShow More Summary

Adam Lambert And Queen Rock Wembley As Tour Nears Final Shows

News on Queen and Adam Lambert has been sparse over the past few weeks as they have rocked their way across Europe. The UK media went into a feeding frenzy after Adam Lambert and Queen starred on live television on the Big Ben Live show that saw in the New Year. Show More Summary

tix on sale: Pixies, Passion Pit, Azealia Banks, Willie Nelson, Action Bronson, Paul Weller, Big Sean, Ben Folds, more

Tickets for the Patrick Watson show at MHOW go on AmEx presale today at noon. Tickets for the added Action Bronson show at Terminal 5 go on AmEx presale today at noon. Tickets for the Fat White Family shows...

Ben Affleck & Kirk Cameron Won Big At 2015 Razzie Awards

Yes, yes, everyone’s talking about the Oscars from last night, so it’s easy to overlook that another awards show was held in LA over the weekend: the Razzies! Sometimes celebs show up in person to collect their awards. That didn’t happen this year, as far as I know, but the show must go on. Ben […]

Yemen port city of Aden seethes with separatist fervor

A replica Big Ben still looks down on the harbor. Queen Victoria casts a dour gaze from her bronzed throne in a patch of green fronting the port.

A nun presented Ben Affleck with the “Redeemer Award” at the Razzies

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Saturday was a rough night for the Camerons in Hollywood. Cameron Diaz and Kirk Cameron were both publicly shamed (with golden, fruit-shaped trophies) for their lackluster contributions to the big screen at the 2015 Razzie Awards. The annual ceremony of the Golden Raspberry Award Foundation is an Oscars Eve tradition in which the past year’s “worst achievements” […]

Is Ben Roethlisberger Due for Big Pay Day with Pittsburgh Steelers?

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is entering the final year of the eight-year, $102 million contract he signed in 2008. Talks between Roethlisberger and the Steelers to extend the quarterback's deal, perhaps through the end of his career, are ongoing. Show More Summary

Energy Quote of the Day: Big Oil Addresses Climate Change

This speech is important. Royal Dutch Shell CEO Ben Van Beurden says that it is time for the oil industry to join the debate over climate change. Shell has long advocated for a price on carbon, but in a speech Thursday in London he took the message farther. read more

Stop whatever you're doing and try Ben & Jerry's new Jimmy Fallon ice cream

Ben & Jerry's had a sweet surprise for everyone on Tuesday's Tonight Show Jimmy Fallon, no stranger to Ben & Jerry's fame, once graced the container when he was the host of Late Night. Now he says he's in the "big leagues" and needs to raise the bar. Show More Summary

The man who sets the clock on Big Ben

LONDON — Moving your clocks forward or back by an hour twice a year isn't a big deal, but that's not quite the case if you're the person responsible for setting the time on Big Ben. See also: Design firm wants cyclists to take over London's...Show More Summary

Jessa Duggar Explains Why Jill Got A Bigger House, Tours Her Moldy Future Home [Video]

Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald’s wedding plans were a big part of the season premiere of 19 Kids and Counting. However, the soon-to-be newlyweds’ biggest premarital issue had nothing to do with choosing tuxes or venues — the couple was...Show More Summary

’19 Kids And Counting’ Spoilers: Jill Duggar And Derick Dillard Share Big News In Season Premiere

19 Kids and Counting returns with a new season Tuesday night on TLC and fans can’t wait. During the last season, Jill Duggar married Derick Dillard and Jessa Duggar got engaged to Ben Seewald. What can viewers expect in the season premiere...Show More Summary

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