I may have to start an entire new category for Google Earth and Google Maps. I found this article on the UK Register, via Fark.com. Apparently South Korea and Thailand have asked that sensitive images be blocked. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, takes a more realistic view, according to Brigadier Daya Ratnayake, "In this era … Read More “Google Earth Threatens Democracy” »
Are you concerned about where you go to arrive if you dig a very deep straight infinitous hole on Earth? Your problems are solved! [sic] Thus begins the site "If I dig a very deep hole…" Using this Google Maps application, you can tell where you would eventually end up if you started digging straight … Read More ““If I dig a very deep hole…”” »
My mother-in-law, who lives north of Seattle, has seen this in her local paper several weeks running, and sent me a clipping…
I have just spent every free minute of this weekend touring the world, courtesy of Google Earth. This has got to be the coolest program I’ve seen in a long time.
Today geocachers from around the state gathered at Paris Mountain state Park to meet each other and discuss our sport. The hot topic is H3777, which would make geocaching illegal in all cemeteries, archeological sites, and state historic areas without express written permission.
Laura was grading papers, so I my job was to stay out of her way. My map showed a caching “power trail” through the Landrum/Tryon area, so I decided to head that way. I found one neat little micro, then a traditional cache at the “Welcome to Landrum” sign. In town, it was a different … Read More “Caching in Landrum” »
First, a few dates… May 1, 2000 – Selective Availability was turned off. All civilian GPS units instantly become 10 times more accurate. May 3, 2000 – David Ulmer hides a bucket of goodies near Seattle and posts the coordinates on a news group. Mike Teague puts up a website to track log … Read More “An Unofficial History of Geocaching” »
I love Spring Break. I always have too long of a “to do” list, but I’m always fettered with this incurable laziness – true spring fever. Yesterday was my day to waste time around the house then wander downtown and see what trouble I could cause. Today, being such a beautiful day, I felt the … Read More “Caches of Rebel Flags” »