New Google Earth imagery – July 18, 2014

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It turns out that a few days ago while we were telling you about the new 3D imagery in London, Google had also pushed out quite a lot of fresh satellite imagery. Thanks to 'munden', 'dario' and … [Read more...]

Revisiting Louis Zamperini and Unbroken

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(We first posted this three years ago, but sadly Louis Zamperini passed away last week so I thought it'd be a good time to check this out again. Enjoy.) Last year, Laura Hillenbrand released a book … [Read more...]

Happy 4th of July!

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Today in the US it is Independence Day, often referred to as simply the 4th of July. Banks are closed, BBQs are being heated up, and fireworks will fill the sky for most of us today. Speaking of … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – July 3, 2014

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It appears that Google has just pushed out a fresh batch of imagery. Thanks to sharp-eyed GEB reader ‘Munden’ for being the first to let us know about it. It seems to be quite a huge update, based … [Read more...]

The best of Google Earth for June, 2014

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We saw some amazing new Google Earth-related stories in June, and here are some of my favorites. We saw an amazing use of historical Street View imagery in Detroit, showing the rapid decay of some … [Read more...]

How to remove imagery from Street View

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We get a few emails every week from people asking how they can get their image removed from Google Street View, so we thought we'd discuss it here. Thankfully, it's a fairly simple process. As you … [Read more...]

Sharing adventure trek plans with Google Earth

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Private Expeditions is a company founded by Paul and Jane Deakin, that takes people to some of the largest mountains around the world, such as Kilimanjaro, Everest and Machu Picchu, for private … [Read more...]

Exploring kudzu infestation in the US

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Living in the southeast United States, I'm very familiar with the vine known as kudzu. Introduced to the US from Japan in 1876, kudzu is spreading at an amazing rate of 150,000 acres each year. Kyle … [Read more...]

Locations of famous movies in Google Earth

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Eight years ago, Frank shared with us a neat KML file that showed the locations of famous movies around the world, and now the folks at SkyMoviesHD have compiled a great list of 30 locations using … [Read more...]

Traveling through Romania and Georgia with Google Earth

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GEB reader "fjk" recently biked through Romania and Georgia and did an excellent job of showcasing his trip in Google Earth. fjk and his friend visited Kutaisi, borjomi, Vardzia and various other … [Read more...]