Category Archives: Commentary

The author, Keir Clarke, writes about the various fake terrorism maps of Iraq that have been circulating. She then proceeds to present one that tells the truth as well as the story of capture, loss and recapturing of an Iraqi city through images of damaged roads on an interactive map. She also states that the maps capabilities allow one to see the damage on buildings and roads from several years if available.

The Real Maps of Terrorism in Iraq

The Real Maps of Terrorism in Iraq

The author, Keir Clarke, writes about the various fake terrorism maps of Iraq that have been circulating. She then proceeds to present one that tells the truth as well as the story of capture, loss and recapturing of an Iraqi city through images of damaged roads on an interactive map. She also states that the … Read More

How to change Google Maps navigation voice to its original settings?Lifehack? – RocketNews24

This article written by Master Blaster tells a funny story about the time when Google decided to change the automatic navigators voice in google now. A fond user of the navigation application appreciated and enjoyed the previous navigator’s voice and decided to travel to a location where he had once used the old Google Maps … Read More

7 issues American expats need to be looking out for this election

Wondering what the pressing issues for American expats will be during the upcoming presidential election? Don’t have a handle yet on the important perspectives and how they impact you? Perhaps you’ve been following the current events with great interest and a certain curiosity. Americans living abroad are definitely affected by events back home. The world’s … Read More

New Pokémon Go maps show you where to catch ’em all – PCWorld

For a game that’s created specifically for mobile devices, many people who play Pokemon Go are turning to the internet instead of apps to find rare creatures. From Google Maps to individually created websites such as Pokemapper, many people wonder if knowing when and where to find your favorites at any given time takes away … Read More

8 secret spots in Ventura, CA

The Venturans that are not likely to visit the half mile away each are more likely to sit and sip on a beverage taking them back to the island life. The 8 secret local spots are among the the few in Ventura were the locals tend to be lounging in and about to enjoy a … Read More

Google Maps vs Waze vs Apple Maps – Who wins? – CNBC (subscription)

A real life test was carried out to assess the usability of three phone-based navigation systems: Google Maps, Waze, and Apple Maps. The results of this particular test were that Google Maps was the best, with Waze coming in a close second. Although, Waze contributed particular fun facts that added benefits to the consumers experience. … Read More

What Do I Recommend to My Patients About Improving Sleep?

Getting enough sleep is an essential requirement – studies have shown it is needed for both physical and mental well being. Whatever you are dealing with in your life getting more sleep will enable you to deal with it just a little better. A lot of people complain about not being able to sleep – … Read More

Six maps that will make you rethink the world – Colorado Springs Gazette

This blog post contains an interview with Parag Khanna, who is the author of the book “Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization”. The maps included in the book show measures of connectivity and economics rather than standard geographical borders. Maps focus on items such as mega-cities and their economic output relative to the countries … Read More

Hands-On With Apple’s Redesigned Maps App in iOS 10 – Mac Rumors

The Apple Maps app has altered dramatically, changing its design, features and interface. The search window has been moved, and now includes suggestions based on recent searches. The new Maps also allows users to adjust their routes in the following ways: bypass traffic and tolls, search conveniently along their trip routes, and look ahead to … Read More

10 things I wish I’d known before traveling to Cuba

Travel to Cuba from the US and its allies has been cut off for most of the lives of many Americans. Now, with the sanctions finally lifting, tourists are flocking to the formerly closed country. But are they running in blind? From what the is deal with the money, to the reason the locals seem … Read More