When Mayor Bill de Blasio stepped up to an ad hoc podium on an East Harlem street corner Friday afternoon, he was prepared to announce that the Real Estate Board of New York had arranged for 15... To view the full story, click the title link.
A recruiting firm called eFinancialCareers.com released a survey early last week in which 47% of Wall Street workers reported their bonus increased last year. Still, 38% of them confided that the... To view the full story, click the title link.
Knoxville, Tennessee, circa 1905. "Cumberland Club and Walnut Street." Quick, someone call the Photobomb Squad. 8x10 glass negative. View full size.
"While you admire its grandeur, remember that the river is also at risk." Millions of years ago, the surging waters of the Colorado River carved out the Grand Canyon. Though majestic and powerful, the river is also considered America's most endangered, thanks to human influences. Read Full Story
While the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River might be world famous tourist attractions, not all of us are lucky enough to be able to visit the place in our lifetimes. That however doesn’t mean we cannot have a life-like, virtual tour of the place, does it? Thanks to the folks from over at American... Show More Summary
Google and non-profit American Rivers have partnered up to draw attention to America's most endangered river
James Cahill, 76, is president of Drexel Hamilton, a brokerage firm that specializes in training military veterans for Wall Street jobs. A native of Manhattan's West Side and son of a longshoreman,... To view the full story, click the title link.
With spring quickly approaching (hopefully) and summer following shortly thereafter, outdoor adventures are just around the corner. In order to get mentally prepped for expedition season, Google Maps now affords users the opportunity to paddle down...
At the end of the month, Carrie Hart is going to put on a suit and head back to work for the first time in eight years. She is one of just 14 women out of 248 applicants who landed a new 10-week... To view the full story, click the title link.
The news that Wall Street bonuses were the third-highest ever last year is rightfully getting a lot of attention. Those who believe Wall Streeters have yet to be punished for causing our economic... To view the full story, click the title link.
Some lucky Google employees (in partnership with American Rivers) have spent some time going down the Colorado river with their imaging equipment, this much is clear. Because it seems that The post You Can Explore The Colorado River In Google Street View appeared first on OhGizmo!.
Google recently put its Street View cameras on a raft and, with the help of American Rivers, took it down the Colorado River. Today, it made the images from this expedition available in Google Maps. While looking at the images doesn’t quite match the thrill of a real whitewater rafting trip, the imagery definitely does the river justice. Show More Summary
Artist Jon Rafman spends hours culling through Google's Street View images to find bizarre and stunning moments happening all over the world. He created a Tumblr, 9-eyes — named after the 9 cameras Google Street View uses — where he curates the best images he finds. Show More Summary
The 4:30 Boardroom Bar located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, used a clever trick to prevent Google Street view from blurring the face of patrons inside during a 360 degree tour of the bar: they had them dressed as various characters from pop culture, including a couple of superheroes, Darth Vader, Chewbacca, and a few others! […]
Eighteen months after Google entered the Grand Canyon to capture panoramic imagery for Street View, the Internet giant has teamed up with American Rivers to ride the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon and capture even more impressive views. Show More Summary
This guest post is by Chris Williams, Senior Vice President of Conservation at American Rivers. We’ve partnered with American Rivers to share the adventure of the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon in Google Maps. -Ed.For 6 million...Show More Summary
Thursday is the one-year anniversary of Pope Francis’s election, and the 266th pope remains as popular as ever. A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds 55% hold a positive view of the pope, compared with just 7% who hold a negative view. About a quarter of Americans didn't have an opinion.
2013 was a challenging year on Wall Street. The combined profits of Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase and other banks and brokers fell by 30% and revenues across the industry were flat. But New Yorkers... To view the full story, click the title link.
Police and fire officials are on the scene of an explosion and partial building collapse at 116th Street and Park Avenue in Upper Manhattan Wednesday morning. At least 11 injuries were reported. The Google Maps view of the explosion location shows an Absolute Piano store and Spanish Christian Church. Here's a photo after the blast.