Archives for November 2013


Imagery from Typhoon Haiyan

As they often do after major events around the world, DigitalGlobe has begun pushing out a large amount of imagery from the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. In addition to the image … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – November 12, 2013

It appears that Google has just pushed out a fresh batch of imagery!  Thanks to GEB reader 'David' for being the first to tell us about it, and 'Munden' for digging in and finding additional fresh … [Read more...]

Using Google Earth to honor Veterans

In honor of Veterans Day in the United States this Sunday, we encourage you to use a handful of tools that Google has created to help recognize those people that served their country over the years. … [Read more...]

Finding the “faces” hidden in Google Earth

Over the years people have discovered landforms that somewhat resembled faces in Google Earth.  Frank showed us a great example back in 2007, and Google Earth Hacks has dozens of them in their … [Read more...]

Disabling stereoscopic 3D in Google Earth

Nov 8, 2013: Update from Google's Peter Birch regarding this problem: This has been fixed by nVidia in their 331.65 driver update. You can download this new driver … [Read more...]

The work of Michael Heizer in Google Earth

When you talk about creating large pieces of artwork, Michael Heizer needs to be at the top of your list.   He's built huge pieces of artwork before, such as Double Negative (which involved digging … [Read more...]

Revisiting the UTA Flight 772 memorial in Google Earth

Frank first told you about the amazing memorial to Flight 772 in the desert of Niger more than four years ago, but it's been making the news again so I thought it'd be worth taking another look at … [Read more...]

Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung in Google Earth

8,530-foot-high Mount Sinabung in western Indonesia has erupted again, prompting the evacuation of approximately 1,300 villagers.  The mountain has been active for a few months now: 15,000 were forced … [Read more...]

Grow some Google Earth facial hair for Movember

Invented in 1999 by a group of Australians, the Movember Foundation fights to raise awareness and funds for a variety of men's health issues, such as prostate cancer. The word "Movember" is a … [Read more...]