‘The Eye’, a rotating island in Argentina

We recently came across this article about a floating island in Argentina that rotates. Producer and film director Sergio Neuspiller discovered it when filming in the area and has since started a … [Read more...]

Bringing Google Earth to VR

It was recently announced that Michael Jones, one of the original founders of Google Earth, has left Google and is now CEO of a cool new VR glasses maker called Wearality. These glasses are unlike … [Read more...]

Using Google Earth to track environmental impact

We have discussed the amazing work that Google Earth Outreach does quite a few times on here, and they continue to assist with amazing projects around the world.They recently released a video that … [Read more...]

Exploring the possibilities of a new dam using Google Earth

In British Columbia there is a proposal to build a new dam at "Site C" to help generate affordable clean energy to the region. It sounds like a wonderful idea, but with any project of this size there … [Read more...]

Google I/O begins today

Google I/O, the company's annual conference, begins today in San Francisco. There's no word if we'll see anything for Google Earth unveiled, but Google Maps will certainly have a solid presence. … [Read more...]

The new Google Maps is going live for all

Last May, Google unveiled a new version of Google Maps with many new features, including native support for Google Earth. The new version of Google Maps has been an optional upgrade for users, but … [Read more...]

Google’s new “Project Tango”

Google has just unveiled a new initiative known as "Project Tango" that has the potential to reshape many areas of our lives. This new combination of hardware and software could be of huge benefit to … [Read more...]

Using Google Earth to predict light conditions

Google Earth can be a great tool to help plan outdoor photography sessions, but Ben Wilmore takes it a step further and uses some of the tools in Google earth to plan outdoor photography based on the … [Read more...]

More ways to teach math with Google Earth

Last year we showed you a great article from Katrina Schwartz about how you can use Google Earth to teach math.  A recent article on Techno-Rebel posted a similar idea, but from a slightly different … [Read more...]

Animating a model aircraft along a spline curve

Around a year ago Paul van Dinther shared a cubic spline curve that identified a path through the Grand Canyon.Colin Hazlehurst (who has created items such as Captain James Cook's exploration of … [Read more...]