Thursday, March 29, 2007

Google Earth imagery update

Via Google Earth community

New high resolution:
Canada: Downtown Vancouver, BC
England: Northamptonshire, Nottingshire, Berkeshire, Peakdistrict,
Birmingham, Greater Manchester, Avon Gloucestershire, Linconshire
France: Rennes, Poitiers
US: Omaha, NE; Missoula, MT; Amherst, MA; Keowee, SC;
Catawba Wateree, NC/SC; Rolla, MO; Nashville ("Burbia"), TN; US Gaston
County, NC; Anne Arundel County, Metro Water District of Southern
California; State of Arkansas

Updated Imagery:
Spain: Gran Canaria, Fuertaventura, El Hierro, La Gomera, Tenerife, and Las
Palmas (Canary Islands) Spain
US: Austin, TX; San Bernardino, CA; State of Connecticut

Danish plane replicants removed
Andes, Maccu Picchu terrain repaired

Friday, March 23, 2007

Found on Google Books

A Journey through Ireland in 1834
Handbook for travellers in Ireland, 1854
History of Cork , 1861
Annals of the Famine in Ireland - first hand account of the Irish famine, published in 1850.
Letters on the condition of the people of Ireland

Thursday, March 22, 2007


Austria's 5 star prisons
Why are burglary rates so high in Austria?
Find an old Unix command = $$$ Profit
an interesting observation. Yahoo Pipes = bash. Gmail = pine. Twitter = wall. Google = grep.
Waxy on the explosion of Twitter
nice graphs.

Monday, March 19, 2007

Toy Robot heads

These toy robot head pics make for some nice avatars.
Via Flickr

Monday, March 05, 2007

Invisible Octopus