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09

Jul

Even Google’s founders say we should work fewer than 40 hours a weekWe don’t really need to work so much — so why do we?

Even Google’s founders say we should work fewer than 40 hours a week
We don’t really need to work so much — so why do we?

29

May

Google Timelapse reveals an altered Earth

The search giant has teamed up with NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey to create a stunning time-lapse look at humanity’s effect on Earth over 28 years

Google Timelapse reveals an altered Earth

The search giant has teamed up with NASA and the U.S. Geological Survey to create a stunning time-lapse look at humanity’s effect on Earth over 28 years

13

May

07

May

Kids create eco-themed Google Doodles to compete for college cash
One Doodle 4 Google contest winner will earn $30K in college scholarships plus $50K for their school. (With entries this good, how do you choose just one?)

24

Apr

Now you can use Google Street View to go back in timeSlide through the past 7 years to see how buildings have changed or what areas look like in different seasons.

Now you can use Google Street View to go back in time
Slide through the past 7 years to see how buildings have changed or what areas look like in different seasons.

22

Apr

How Google Glass is saving rhinosWorld Wildlife Fund teams up with Google to create an app that allows field researchers to study threatened animal species. Rhinos in Nepal are the first creatures to be studied.

How Google Glass is saving rhinos
World Wildlife Fund teams up with Google to create an app that allows field researchers to study threatened animal species. Rhinos in Nepal are the first creatures to be studied.

11

Apr

Watch now!
It’s National Pet Day and MNN is part of a live chat with Google, Yahoo and the ASPCA to talk pet adoption and all things animals. The conversation will feature pet experts, plus stories from owners whose four-legged friends have changed their lives.
Guests include:
Jackson Galaxy, My Cat from Hell

Lil BUB

Laura Moss, Mother Nature Network

Jessica Shyba of #TheoandBeau

Randall, the voice of the Honey Badger
Join us!

Watch now!

It’s National Pet Day and MNN is part of a live chat with Google, Yahoo and the ASPCA to talk pet adoption and all things animals. The conversation will feature pet experts, plus stories from owners whose four-legged friends have changed their lives.

Guests include:

  • Jackson Galaxy, My Cat from Hell

  • Lil BUB

  • Laura Moss, Mother Nature Network

  • Jessica Shyba of #TheoandBeau
  • 
Randall, the voice of the Honey Badger

Join us!

16

Mar

Why there’s a fake island on Google EarthThe ‘island’ was likely cooled volcanic lava that was spotted in the late 1800s and simply stayed in map databases.

Why there’s a fake island on Google Earth
The ‘island’ was likely cooled volcanic lava that was spotted in the late 1800s and simply stayed in map databases.

27

Feb

Google Street View puts polar bears on the mapThe conservation nonprofit Polar Bears International will use the 360-degree panoramas for educational outreach and scientific research.

Google Street View puts polar bears on the map
The conservation nonprofit Polar Bears International will use the 360-degree panoramas for educational outreach and scientific research.

25

Jan

Google will call you a taxi when you’re ready to shopGoogle has a library of quirky, futuristic patents and that means that this could just be a pipe dream of one of their engineers.

Google will call you a taxi when you’re ready to shop
Google has a library of quirky, futuristic patents and that means that this could just be a pipe dream of one of their engineers.