"Boston Common, 1920, Park Street side. Horse pulling snow plow." 4x5 inch glass negative, photographer unknown. View full size.
Image via Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection Did that view look familiar to you? It certainly jumped out at reader Matt Nelson, who very quickly guessed that this is Eighth and Garland streets just west of the 110...
On the corner of Fillmore Street and Lafayette Avenue, Adobe Blues announces itself with a large orange-and-aqua neon sign and an exterior landscaped to look like a New Mexico casita. Inside, the bar... To view the full story, click the title link.
President Barack Obama unveiled the details of his immigration overhaul, including deferring deportation for parents of children who are citizens. The Federal Reserve is launching a major review of... To view the full story, click the title link.
You can now embed Street View imagery and photospheres in the new Google Maps. Find the Google Maps imagery you want to embed, click the gear button at the bottom of the page, pick "share and embed image" and copy the code generated by Google. Show More Summary
The city hopes to sell a 25,204-square-foot property on the southern side of West 53rd Street between 10th and 11th Avenues, plus a development-rights package, to the Clinton Housing Development... To view the full story, click the title link.
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Thursday, November 20, 2014. Jon Hilsenrath examines the views of staff economists at the Fed, and finds them in no hurry to be advising policy makers to start a cycle of interest rate increases.
Howard Hughes Corp. unveiled its updated plan for redeveloping South Street Seaport Wednesday, stating that a controversial residential tower has been downsized by roughly 150 feet from the original... To view the full story, click the title link.
It looks like soon enough we'll be seeing Street View pictures and those spiffy Photo Spheres making their way from Google Maps and onto our favorite websites. How's that, pray tell? An update to Mountain View's Maps Embed API (targeted at web...
Google is now allowing developers to embed Photo Sphere in addition to Street View images in Google Maps on their own websites. The capabilities are now part of the Google Maps Embed API. Previously, web developers were able to embed a Photo Sphere that they had captured, but not public ones. Show More Summary
Google’s Street View and Photo Sphere tools are pretty nifty ways of sharing the ‘feel’ of a place, giving you a 360-degree perspective of the location. Unfortunately, sharing them generally involves navigating away to a dedicated page...Show More Summary
Nielsen will start tracking views on Netflix and other streaming services in December, The Wall Street Journal reports. They'll come up with ratings without consent from companies like Netflix and Amazon, who notoriously keep their ratings private, by identifying program audio on household meters. Show More Summary
Two of Google’s signature innovations, Street View cameras and self-driving cars, were actually developed by 510 Systems, a small start-up that the tech giant quietly bought in 2011
Aaron Task did a nice video interview of famed short seller Doug Kass on Yahoo! Finance. I am waiting to pull the trigger, says Kass. Kass’s contrarian views are well known on Wall Street. Last December, he predicted that global economic...Show More Summary
Goldman Sachs Group is the top firm on Wall Street for mergers and acquisitions, widening its lead over rival Morgan Stanley in that lucrative area of business. A New York real estate developer won... To view the full story, click the title link.
Masked by Dooomcat Just because they both wear masks doesn't mean the guy with the green hood and that hockey mask wearing psycho have anything in common. One is a hero hell bent on bringing justice to the streets of Star City, the other is busy raising hell and proving he's the biggest badass in town. Show More Summary
You don't need to take a cross-country trip to check out where some of the most well-known movies of all time were filmed or inspired. As long as you have the address or the name of any given venue, you can explore plenty of classic film locations through Google Street View. Show More Summary
From 1912 or later comes "elderly man in rocking chair," watching the world go by from the vine-covered porch of his cozy cottage (erected "A.D. 1901") at 479 Main Street. 5x7 inch glass negative, photographer unknown. View full siz...
We love it when people find inventive uses for Google Street View (previously featured here ). Artist Halley Docherty turned Google Street View into a time machine by taking paintings of London created in the 18th and 19th century and superimposing them over Street View images of the precise locations depicted in those old paintings. Show More Summary