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Lego International Space Station

Space fans, this incredible 864-piece ISS Lego kit is for you!

Lego is dropping an exclusive 864-piece International Space Station model kit on February 1, 2020, and we cannot keep calm! The incredible spacecraft build set,...
Star Wars fans, have you jumped into hyperspace on Google Maps yet?

Star Wars fans, have you jumped into hyperspace on Google Maps yet?

With the last film in the Skywalker saga ending decades of storytelling, Google Maps has decided to do something special for Star Wars fans. Recognizing how traveling...

When Google Earth helped scientists discover 2 lost rainforests in Mozambique

Read how Google Earth imagery led to the discovery of not one but two unexplored rainforests in Mozambique, Africa... Discovering Mount Mabu: 2005 On November 8,...

How the crazy Japanese addressing system works, explained

Japan is a heady mix of the past, the present, and the future. And experiencing it for the first time can be pretty bewildering...

Leveraging Geospatial Tools and Technology to Document the Land Rights of Vulnerable Communities

Everyone deserves to be recognized and have their rights documented, especially when it comes to the land they live and work on. This statement...

How giving away empty addresses is helping fight homelessness

How can an empty address help fight homelessness? By definition, a homeless person is someone without a permanent residence, unable to acquire and maintain regular,...

Missed out on attending the Location Intelligence Event of the year? Here’s an...

CARTO held its second edition of the “CARTO Locations” event earlier this year in Madrid and in New York. CARTO Locations is a unique...

Meet Gather – the social startup that is using geospatial data and data science...

Over 2 billion people across the world use Facebook every day and close to 4.2 billion people have access to the internet (source). With...

Mapping the maps of 2018: Industry insiders share their vision

As GIS becomes all-pervasive with millions across the world using maps every day, the year ahead looks super exciting for the geospatial industry. While...

6 New Year’s Resolutions of Map Geek for 2018

New Year’s Eve is a time to look a bit back and reflect on the past 12 months but more importantly it is also a...

The Mobility Space Report: How much space do car parks take up in our...

How much space do car parks occupy in our cities? A quick Google search for the question returns 27 million results, and if you...

Geospatial World Forum 2017 from the eyes of a geo-student

The city of pearls had more to offer this time apart from jingling bangles and awe-inspiring architectures between the dates 22nd to 25th of...

The real size of the world

Humankind has always been fascinated with the lay of the land, and as the generations have passed we’ve combined new information with new media...

Geospatial Industry you are a Mess!

Geospatial industry look at yourself in the mirror. Be honest. What do you see? Are you well groomed, carefully put together? Do you clearly express...

Google’s latest game turns scribbles into satellite imagery

  "Land Lines" from Google is a really addictive game that converts your random scribble into an actual geometric pattern that is visible from space. And its...

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