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
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?)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.