Motion artist Páraic Mc Gloughlin compiled a collection of thousands of satellite images captured by Google Earth, transforming the top-down view of Earth’s landscapes, roads, and structures into a dizzying work of modern art.
This Google Earth image of Antarctica's South Georgia Island depicts either a UFO that crashed and skidded across the snow or a hunk of ice that rolled along after an avalanche. According to this YouTube video from Secureteam, with 2.5 million views, it's definitely the former. Show More Summary
Alien hunters are convinced a mysterious object spotted on Google Earth on the remote South Georgia Island in the South Atlantic Ocean where 20 people live is a crash-landed spaceship.
It has now been over four years since MH370 went missing. The Malaysia Airlines 777 was carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing when it mysteriously disappeared from radar shortly after takeoff. While small amounts of wreckage...Show More Summary
This World Wildlife Day, become one with nature—and its animal inhabitants—on Voyager, Google Earth’s storytelling feature. We’ve launched three interactive tours with Explore.org, National Geographic Society and The Nature Conservancy that let you get up close with our planet’s magnificent animals and the challenges they face. Show More Summary
The Olympics are a time for some of the world's best athletes to compete on the world's grandest stage. It's a time for the best humans on Earth to shine. But, you know, some times animals want in on the action too. Cartoon animals, rather. Show More Summary
You may never hike to these places or travel these distances, but it is possible these days to look at live cameras in lots of locations around the world, peer down on Google Earth, or enjoy a drone video that gives you the most breathtaking looks at some of the most forbidden places. Show More Summary
AI is hot, and nowhere more so than in China: The present global verve about artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies has resonated in China as much as anywhere on earth. With the State Council’s issuance of the...Show More Summary
As the inevitable battle for planet earth between Disney, Google, and Amazon continues, the next phase of Disney’s plan has already been put in motion. Expected to launch late next year, the Disney streaming service will change the world of media streaming forever. Speaking at the Code Media Conference, Kevin Mayer, the Chief Strategy Officer for Disney […]
Save the world from hostile aliens in One or Eight's eye-catching, side-scrolling action game.
The Act of Reading It's been 10 years since the writing of The Atlantic's now classic essay Is Google Making Us Stupid? in which Nicholas Carr addressed how our reading habits (and our cognition in general) have been collectively affected by the use of the Internet. Show More Summary
Google Earth Pro places satellite imagery, demographic data, tours, and geographic data right on the display of your PC. Visit exotic places, enjoy the beauty of historic buildings in the big cities around the world, or search for local hospitals, schools, restaurants, or other points of interest because Google Earth has them all. Show More Summary
Twenty years ago, the spacecraft Cassini launched from Cape Canaveral on a journey to uncover the secrets of Saturn and its many moons. During its mission, Cassini recorded and sent nearly half a million pictures back to Earth, allowing scientists to reconstruct these distant worlds in unprecedented detail. Show More Summary
Google promised $US20 million ($25 million) to the first private company that could land on the moon, roll around a few hundred metres, and then beam the achievement back to Earth. But it looks like none of the competing companies have landed on that sweet lunar surface - and Google isn't going to give them more time. More »
If you loaded up Google News on Sunday morning, you'd be greeted by a picture of an asteroid boiling away an ocean, beside the headline, “Doomsday? "
Solar System Maps is a website that uses Google Maps to create an overlay anywhere in the world of the solar system's planetary orbits if earth was the size of a basketball (tennis ball is also an option). Granted I'm not really sure...Show More Summary
Using a Google Maps overlay, Solar System Maps shows how large the solar system would be if Earth or other celestial bodies were much smaller than the are. Here's "Earth the size of a basketball," centered on SFO. The outermost ringShow More Summary
As the world seemingly marches closer to global conflict, hypersonic aircraft and missiles are being developed and tested by the United States, Russia and China at an accelerating pace. Other, less belligerent nations are developing hypersonic technologies to a lesser degree. Show More Summary
The last time that researchers created a map showing the accessibility of cities worldwide, in 2008, Google Maps was three years old. The data used to make the map was from 2000, when printing out directions from Mapquest still feltShow More Summary