December 18th | The Green Marble

NOAA has released an interactive map of the Earth’s vegetation. The Green Vegetation map was created using data from the VIIRS sensor aboard the NASA/NOAA Suomi NPP satellite. The dark […]

December 18th | The Colbert Report on Street View

Google has immortalized the set of The Colbert Report on Street View. Comedy Central will air the last episode of the show tonight and presumably the studio set will soon […]

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Winter Solstice Sunset

I’ve just found the perfect spot for taking a photo of the sunset on the Winter Solstice. Using Stonehenge in Your City I’ve found a path in the Olympic Park […]

Open Addresses

OpenAddresses is a free and open collection of postal address data around the world. Currently OpenAddresses has a lot of address data in the USA, Japan, Belgium, Australia and Denmark, […]

Assists in Inbox: An extra helping hand for your Reminders

Posted by Tim Sohn, Software Engineer During the busy holidays, who can say no to a little extra help? Inbox makes it easy to focus on your priorities by adding […]

Maps Mania’s Top Stories of 2014

This week I’ve been spending a bit of time going through the back catalog of Maps Mania hunting out my Best Maps of 2014. I thought it might be interesting […]

The History of Edinburgh Map

Edinburgh Library has created a wonderful map featuring historical stories, photos and maps about life in the Scottish capital. Our Town Stories – Edinburgh is a great showcase for some […]

Your Human Google Maps Assistant

Diane Rabreau is your personal Google Maps search assistant. If you ever come across anything strange on Google Maps or want to know more about a certain location – just […]

The 2014 Maps of the Year

It’s that Maps of the Year time again. Each December I look back and celebrate some of my favorite interactive maps of the year. This year I’ve split my annual […]

Reject the unexpected – Content Security Policy in Gmail

Posted by Danesh Irani, Software Engineer, Gmail Security We know that the safety and reliability of your Gmail is super important to you, which is why we’re always working on […]


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