January 21, 2021

How to support seniors with car modifications during COVID-19

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Mary Van Keuren Contributor From Reviews.Com COVID-19 has made life more difficult for just about everyone, but seniors have been particularly impacted. Lack of contact with friends and neighbors, an increased inability to be in public places such as grocery stores and restaurants, and less-available caregivers all make this a hard time for the elderly. […]

What map apps Track (and how to get them to stop)

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From The Zebra Consulting a handheld map or pulling into the gas station to ask for directions seem like road trip activities of the distant past, and most of us are grateful for the advances in technology that allow us to drive to a new location without worry. Top-rated map apps offer features such as live […]

Custom oceanic map

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Pangea’s custom oceanic maps combine bathymetric data with design BY EMILY ENGLE From Core77 Some Friday afternoon eye candy! A couple of years ago, we covered Lake Art, a family-run business that uses a laser cutter/engraver to create decorative objects inspired by local lakes, rivers and oceans. Recently brought to our attention is Pangea, a […]

The Las Vegas gunman’s bullets reportedly hit an aviation fuel tank near his hotel

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David Choi From Business Insider During Stephen Paddock’s Sunday-night shooting spree on the Las Vegas Strip, some bullets hit a nearby aviation fuel tank, a source told the Las Vegas Review-Journal in a report published Wednesday. Though bullet holes were found on one of two massive circular tanks, they did not cause an explosion or […]

Marine biologist captures ‘blue hole’ in the Great Barrier Reef

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BY JOHNNY LIEU From Mashable Australia’s Great Barrier Reef already offers plenty of wonder, but dang, this blue hole is pretty cool. It was apparently found by marine biologist Johnny Gaskell, who said he spotted the blue hole on Google Maps. He went to check it out with a team, despite it being far offshore, […]

Mini versions of old buildings

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An artist is making mini versions of old buildings by looking at Google Maps By YVETTE TAN From Mashable From a discarded milk carton on the ground, to slightly worn-out posters, the details on Joshua Smith’s models are so realistic it’s hard to believe they’re not real. Smith, a miniaturist, has been creating tiny intricate […]

Name change for Libyan square on Google Maps

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google Inc.’s online mapping service has changed the name of a Libyan location to what it was called before Moammar Gadhafi rose to power four decades ago. The change came late Sunday, just hours after rebel forces pushed into Tripoli with little resistance. “Green Square” is now “Martyrs’ Square” on the […]