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Here's What That Viral 'Sea Monster' Image Really Shows

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.20.2016 | Weird News

Is it a Kraken? The Loch Ness Monster's icy cousin? Cthulhu waking up to run for president? Try none of the above. A video going viral shows a "mass...

This Is The First Time I Won't Hear My Sister's Voice On My Birthday

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 05.24.2016 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

I am starting to get Facebook notifications in advance of my birthday. But this year, every time I log in to Facebook I am reminded that this marks the first time in all my 56 years that I will not hear my sister's voice on my birthday.

The National Audubon Society's 2016 Rachel Carson Award Honorees tackle Climate Change By Air, Land & Sea

Allison Whipple Rockefeller | Posted 05.05.2016 | Green
Allison Whipple Rockefeller

The National Audubon Society's 13th Annual Rachel Carson Award, the preeminent award for American women in Conservation will be given on May 17th at the Plaza in New York City.

Yi Hwan Kwon: Sight Lines (Do Not Adjust Your Screen)

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 03.16.2016 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Yi Hwan Kwon: Beach, 2013, hand-painted acrylic Yi Hwan Kwon's eccentric and arresting sculptures and environmental installations are both the sites ...

Europe Declares War on Google!

Mark Weinstein | Posted 01.24.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Word leaked out on Friday in Brussels that The European Parliament is going to call for the break-up of Google. That must be a tough pill to swallow for Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt.

Google's Eric Schmidt: Robin Hood or the Big Bad Wolf?

Mark Weinstein | Posted 01.11.2015 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Google has it all, which is way too much. Actually, it's downright frightening just how much. Do we want to live in a society where everything we do, 24/7, is monitored by corporations like Google?

Christine Weir: Life on Earth

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 12.08.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

The first of many surprises in the work of Christine Weir are the acrobatic surface variations she achieves using only graphite.

Google Chrome Becomes 'Legal' in Cuba

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 10.21.2014 | Media
Yoani Sanchez

We Cuban users, fortunately, had not expected the American company to be allowed to access the program from a national Internet Provider.

Lee Speigel

The Truth Behind The Malibu Underwater 'Alien Base'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 06.19.2014 | Weird News

A little more than 6 miles off the coast of Point Dume in Malibu, California, an unusual-looking structure sits on the sea bed floor. Based on images ...

What Google Earth WON'T Show You

www.weather.com | Posted 05.10.2014 | Technology

Google Earth allows you to travel the entire planet from your computer...well almost the entire planet....

How Google Earth Led to the Discovery of a Long-Lost Forest

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.06.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

The age of exploration is usually said to have ended in the late 1600s, when European settlements had been established on most of the world's continents and the search for new trade routes was pretty much over. But that doesn't mean the globe was fully mapped, not by a long ways.

Heartbreaking Love Story Revealed In Google Earth Photos

www.weather.com | Posted 02.16.2014 | Weird News

In 1977, young Argentine farmer Pedro Martin Ureta tragically lost his wife. He planted the guitar in her honor, and now, nearly 40 years after her de...

Lee Speigel

Google Images Reveal Triangular Moon Mystery: Could It Be An ET Colony?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 01.27.2014 | Weird News

Are extraterrestrials using the moon to watch us from hidden bases? One might jump to that conclusion after looking at an image (seen above) spotte...

Software Takes Command: An Interview with New Media Theorist Lev Manovich, Part 1

Illya Szilak | Posted 02.15.2014 | Books
Illya Szilak

Many of us have become daily producers/reproducers of cultural content, and it is technology that has made this possible.

The Beautiful Story Of How A Son Found His Mother After 25 Years Thanks To Google Earth

Posted 12.29.2014 | Good News

Last year we introduced you to Saroo Brierley, an Indian man who was reunited with his mother after 25 years -- thanks to Google Earth. Now, Goog...

The Snake, the Seeker and the Smartphone

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

Effective communication about the environment, check. Inspiration to address threats to Earth processes, check. Community of like-minded people who ...

Popcorn Preview: The Bling Ring

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: The Bling Ring (2013) Cast includes: Katie Chang (A Birder's Guide to Everything), Israel Broussard (Flipped), Emma Watson (Harry Potter series)...

LOOK: Is That A Face In Them Hills?

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.22.2013 | Technology

The "Man on the Moon" apparently has cousins on Earth. Combining facial-recognition technology and Google maps, a design studio called Onformative ...

Someday You May Be Able To Find Flights Right On Google Maps

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.15.2013 | Technology

Last week, we got a little peak at some rumored Google Maps updates, and were struck with how much the new Google Maps reminded us of Apple Maps. This...

This 'Murder' Caught On Google Earth Isn't What It Seems

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 06.27.2013 | Technology

Redditors love to try to solve crimes. As many of them gathered to pool clues to the Boston bombing case on Wednesday, there was another group on the ...

Indian Police Have A Problem With Google Maps

Reuters | Devidutta Tripathy | Posted 06.06.2013 | Technology

By Devidutta Tripathy NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Police in India are investigating to determine whether U.S. Internet Google Inc violated r...

Did A Google Earth Mistake Cause A Couple's Brutal Murder?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.13.2013 | Technology

Google Earth is not a perfect mapping tool -- but could an error within the service have caused an innocent couple's murder? That's the question po...

You Can See A North Korea Prison Camp From Google Earth

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.29.2013 | Technology

Earlier this month Google executive Eric Schmidt embarked on a journey to North Korea, one of the world's most secretive and Internet-restrictive coun...

Mysterious 'Structures' Spotted On Google Earth Identified

Posted 01.14.2013 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 01/10/2013 05:53 PM EST on LiveScience Buildings captured in a mysterious set of satellite imag...

Google Earth Reveals This Country's Dark Secrets

Reuters | Paul Eckert | Posted 03.12.2013 | Technology

By Paul Eckert WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt's visit to North Korea this week has been met with sharp c...