Archives for April 2014


The History of the World with Google Earth

Over the years we've seen Google Earth used for education in many different ways. There are sites like GEforTeachers.com that offer many different resources, ways to teach math using Google Earth and … [Read more...]

Expanding the capabilities of the Liquid Galaxy

We've talked about Google's Liquid Galaxy project a number of times over the years, starting back in 2009 and showing neat things such as Paul van Dinther's excellent A-tour along the way. The End … [Read more...]

The long history of Google Earth in Google Maps

I just came across this old post on Google+ from Evan Parker on the Google Maps team and felt it was worth sharing. Evan's post goes back in time to walk through some of the history of Google Maps and … [Read more...]

40 years of Rubik’s cube

Back in 1974, Erno Rubik invented the toy that has frustrated millions of us. To help commemorate the anniversary, GEB reader 'Will' has created a very cool Google Earth visualization. It looks … [Read more...]

Google releases historical Street View feature

We first considered this possibility a little over two years ago, and it's finally here -- historical Street View imagery! Activating it is quite simple. While viewing imagery in Street View, … [Read more...]

How to become a Google Imagery Partner

We get emails from time to time from users that would like to submit their own imagery to Google Earth. As Frank mentioned a few weeks ago, Google has a program called the "Imagery Partner Program" … [Read more...]

Exploring Earth Day on Google Earth

Today is Earth Day, a time to sit back and think about our wonderful planet, and some of us will be out picking up some trash, or just enjoying nature. For those of you stuck inside due to weather, … [Read more...]

Police working on a “live Google Earth” to monitor small areas

While it will be a long time before we see a live version of Google Earth, as Frank recently explained, there are some places where small scale real-time imagery is starting to come out. The most … [Read more...]

Using the Google Earth Flight Simulator

The Google Earth Flight Simulator is one of those features that many people overlook. Here are some tips to make the most of it. With the the release of Google Earth 4.2 back in 2007, Google added a … [Read more...]

Exploring airship hangars in Google Earth

We've shared a lot of articles from Google Sightseeing over the years. They do a great job of choosing an interesting topic and then digging in deep. Their recent article from Ian Brown on the … [Read more...]