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A hyperdrive for Google Earth

Perhaps the most visceral effect Google Earth offers takes place when you open the program and that vision of the Earth from space swings into view. It's tempting to head off into space itselfbut the space imagery Google includes is low-res and very incomplete. Now, two Fermilab scientists have created a layer of rich, detailed images of galaxies and galaxy clusters, using data from the Sloan Sky Survey...

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You Are Here Umbrella Helps Big Brother Follow Your Location

I’m not typically the paranoid type, but using an umbrella that encourages tracking is not usually my bag, baby. But at least you’ll never truly lose your place again. The You Are Here Umbrella gives Google Earth a nice target to help you locate your global position. If you’re lost in a mall parking lot and have a few spare ...

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