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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.

Google Earth image of crashed UFO may not be that

2 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

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

Unidentified mass spotted on Google Earth near Antarctica

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.

Man Claims To Have Found MH370 Wreckage On Google Earth

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

Take a walk on the wild side in Google Earth

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, 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

Winter Olympic Google Doodles, ranked

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

Amazing Drone Videos of Forbidden Scary Places!

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

What Are The Ethical Issues Of Google -- Or Anyone Else -- Conducting AI Research In China?

last monthIndustries / Law : Techdirt

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

Disney Not Looking To Kill Netflix With Their Streaming Service

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 […]

Sci-fi hack-and-slasher Earth Wars lands on Google Play Store

Save the world from hostile aliens in One or Eight's eye-catching, side-scrolling action game.

To Read Aloud is a portal straight to that Middle Earth where magic happens

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

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 7.3.1 Gets Update with New Improvements

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

Space out with planets in Google Maps

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's $25 Million Xprize Moonshot Is About To Crash Back To Earth Without A Winner

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 »      

Let’s talk about the big scary asteroid that’s NOT going to hit Earth

2 months agoHealth : The Checkup

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? "

Google Maps Overlay Shows The Size Of The Solar System If Earth Was The Size Of A Basketball

2 months agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

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

The size of the solar system if Earth were the volume of a basketball

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

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

Google Earth Spots Mysterious "Hypersonic Aircraft" In Florida

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

Here's How Long It Takes to Reach a City From Every Place on Earth

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

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