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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.

20

Dec

The most Googled cars of 2013No, people don’t search for practical cars they might actually buy. They look at $2 million Bugatti dream cars.

The most Googled cars of 2013
No, people don’t search for practical cars they might actually buy. They look at $2 million Bugatti dream cars.

05

Dec

Little boy gets lost on train, uses Google Maps to find his family … 25 years laterAt the age of 5, he fell asleep on a train in India while waiting for his brother. He ended up in Calcutta, nearly 900 miles from his town. Lost and illiterate, with no idea what the name of his home was, Munshi lived on the streets for months until he was adopted by an Australian couple. Decades later, he discovered Google Maps and was eventually able to follow train tracks, recognize landmarks and be reunited with his family.Watch his amazing story in this video.

Little boy gets lost on train, uses Google Maps to find his family … 25 years later
At the age of 5, he fell asleep on a train in India while waiting for his brother. He ended up in Calcutta, nearly 900 miles from his town.
 
Lost and illiterate, with no idea what the name of his home was, Munshi lived on the streets for months until he was adopted by an Australian couple.
 
Decades later, he discovered Google Maps and was eventually able to follow train tracks, recognize landmarks and be reunited with his family.

Watch his amazing story in this video.

13

Nov

Denali National Park gets Google Street view treatmentApart from showcasing the natural wonders of the park, this photograph’s project also has environmental value.

Denali National Park gets Google Street view treatment
Apart from showcasing the natural wonders of the park, this photograph’s project also has environmental value.

25

Sep

Google Maps inspires dog rescueWhen Patrick Pittenger saw the stray dog on Google Street View, he called Hope For Paws, and the rescue organization made the dog into the star of a viral video.

Google Maps inspires dog rescue
When Patrick Pittenger saw the stray dog on Google Street View, he called Hope For Paws, and the rescue organization made the dog into the star of a viral video.

16

Sep

Explore the Galapagos Islands from the comfort of home with Google Street ViewGoogle has taken its Street View to the Galapagos Islands, capturing both their beautiful biodiversity and the threats they face.

Explore the Galapagos Islands from the comfort of home with Google Street View
Google has taken its Street View to the Galapagos Islands, capturing both their beautiful biodiversity and the threats they face.

08

Sep

Why there’s a fake island on Google EarthLast year, a group of Australian researchers “undiscovered” an island the size of Manhattan in the South Pacific.

Why there’s a fake island on Google Earth
Last year, a group of Australian researchers “undiscovered” an island the size of Manhattan in the South Pacific.