Excellent property and data visualizations in Google Earth

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Google Earth is an amazing tool to visualize trends and growth when it comes to real estate.  In the past we've shown you some tools that use historical imagery to show how things have changed, such … [Read more...]

The best roller coasters in Google Earth

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Growing up in mid-Michigan, a popular destination for short family vacations was Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio.  With tons of huge roller coasters, it is an amazing place to visit. Because of the … [Read more...]

The best 3D models of all time

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With Google beginning to phase out the older 3D models and no longer adding new models to Google Earth from the 3D Warehouse, I thought it would be a good time to look at some of the best 3D models … [Read more...]

The best of Google Earth for September, 2013

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September was a great month for Google Earth, with many new things to discuss and show off.  Here are some of my favorites: ForeignPolicy.com looked at some of the most likely missile targets in … [Read more...]

Excellent 3D model of Don Valley Stadium in Google Earth

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Over the years we've seen many amazing 3D models of stadiums in Google Earth.  The massive Cowboys Stadium is very impressive, and Old Trafford Stadium was remarkably well done.  For pure detail, … [Read more...]

Amazing 3D model of the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya in Barcelona

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With only a few weeks left until new models in the 3D Warehouse are no longer loaded into Google Earth, we thought it'd be nice to check out a beautiful one that was just accepted. Pedro Domecq, who … [Read more...]

Using Google Earth to test Fresnel Zones

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Earlier this year we showed you the WiNPT, a visualization that used Google Earth terrain data to help plan wireless networks. WiNPT has rebraned to become EngineMaps and has released a new … [Read more...]

“Why does Google Earth keep tilting the view when I zoom in?”

We've had a number of emails from users lately that are complaining that Google Earth tilts their view as they zoom in, and it's difficult to get the view "fixed".  In this article we'll show you how … [Read more...]

A detailed reconstruction of the July 2013 train accident in Spain

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When it comes to building incredibly accurate 3D models, Peter Olsen is as good as they get.  He's built some excellent models of items like Mount Rushmore and the Costa Concordia, but he's also … [Read more...]

Remembering 9/11 with Google Earth

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With today marking the 12th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, we thought we'd again take a look at the ever-changing skyline of the city.  New York City has … [Read more...]