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The Mekong River by Satellite

Berlin-Hanoi partnership builds new ways to track rapid development in Vietnam’s ancient delta Berlin-Hanoi partnership builds new ways to track rapid development in Vietnam’s ancient delta.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeJan 28th, 2014

Here"s what that huge fire in Alaska looks like from a NASA satellite

Here's a false-color image from the Landsat 8 satellite of the not-at-all funny Funny River Fire in Alaska, captured on May 20, 2014--just one day after it began. And below, an un-enhanced natural color image. Read the rest.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsMay 27th, 2014

Satellite launch debris found in Brazillian Amazon

A fisher on northern Brazil's remote Uriandeua river stumbled on a huge chunk of detritus dropped from a UK Space Agency satellite launch. "It is the launch vehicle payload shroud from the Alphasat launch last year," a UK Space Agency spokesperson told th.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsMay 1st, 2014

Sec. of State John Kerry Returns to Vietnam"s Mekong Delta, Raises Environmental Concerns

By Lesley WroughtonTAN AN TAY VILLAGE, Vietnam (Reuters) - As John Kerry's boat winds its way along the turbid waters of the Cai Nuoc river in Vietnam's Mekong Delta, the U.S. [More].....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsDec 16th, 2013

Russia"s Extreme Floods Visible from Space

Satellite images show how record floods have swollen the Amur river in Russia , where more than 5 million people there and in China are being affected by rising waters. Continue reading →.....»»

Category: topSource:  discoverRelated NewsSep 13th, 2013

The wild rivers above California

Atmospheric rivers are meteorological phenomenon that we humans only discovered in 1998 and which supply about 30-to-50 percent of California's annual precipitation. In the NOAA satellite image above, the atmospheric river is visible as a thin yellow arm,.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2013

Black Friday Gift Idea: SiriusXM Stratus 7 Satellite Radio

An idea for the car tech or music enthusiast on your Christmas list......»»

Category: autoSource:  autoworldnewsRelated News5 hr. 10 min. ago

Nationwide protests block highways as standoff with police continues in Ferguson

As the protests in Ferguson began slowly Tuesday night, demonstrators nationwide took to the streets en masse clogging major streets and thoroughfares. In New York, roughly 3,000 clogged the Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive, a parkway on the east si.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsNov 26th, 2014

Emojimo keyboard for iOS translates your text into emoji as you type

There seems to be a never-ending river of interesting iOS keyboards lately, and Emojimo is yet another interesting new take on typing. Emojimo is a free iOS keyboard that translates text you type in real-time to the relevant emoji. It’s like autocorre.....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextwebRelated NewsNov 25th, 2014

Best Map of Ocean Currents Created From Space

The European Space Agency's GOCE satellite no longer exists, but its data is helping map the world's oceans Continue reading →.....»»

Category: topSource:  discoverRelated NewsNov 26th, 2014

Chromecast diversifies, adding Sesame Street, Comedy Central, and more

Google adds Chromecast support for eight new apps including Comedy Central, Nickelodeon's Nick, Sesame Street Go and others, though many require a cable or satellite subscription. The post Chromecast diversifies, adding Sesame Street, Comedy Central, and .....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 25th, 2014

Toshiba Satellite Radius 11 Review

The Toshiba Satellite Radius 11 transforms from laptop to tablet with ease and is one of the most affordable 11-inch hybrids, but its endurance is lacking......»»

Category: topSource:  laptopmagRelated NewsNov 25th, 2014

Sub shows Antarctic ice not as thin as we thought

When we discuss the overall health of our planet, we typically have to entertain the idea that ice is melting at a rate quicker than we’re comfortable with. The way we currently measure ice is via satellite flyovers and boring through ice caps, which do.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsNov 25th, 2014

Evolve: Refueling Tower Map Reveal - IGN First

The obliterated ruin has a helpful river, abandoned homes, and a new enemy creature with a handy perk. The Refueling Tower has seen better days. In exploring Evolve’s newest map, I was reminded of Fusion Plant, the first map we saw for Turtle Rock.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsNov 25th, 2014

Robotic Submarine Finds Antarctic Ice Is Thicker than We Thought

The size and thickness of the Antarctic ice sheet acts as a barometer for global health but figuring out exactly how much frozen water is sitting atop the southern pole is difficult. Satellite results are often obscured by layers of snow and ice core bori.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsNov 25th, 2014

NASA launches $5 million contest to find CubeSats for deep space missions

Attention, scientists, hobbyists and anyone in between who can design a mean CubeSat, or a mini cube-like satellite, for space exploration: registration is now open for NASA's Cube Quest contest, and the agency's giving out cash prizes worth a total ........»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated NewsNov 25th, 2014

Podcast: It"s the Digigods Holiday Special!

It’s longer than “Bridge on the River Kwai” but shorter than “Schindler’s List”! It has giveaways, boxed sets, special guests and gift recommendations for the whole family! It’s the DigiGods Holiday Special! From their secluded home-th.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsNov 25th, 2014

NTU to launch two satellites into space next year

SINGAPORE - Nanyang Technological University (NTU) will be launching two satellites into space next year, one of which will be Singapore's first-ever climate satellite. The two new satellites are currently in the building phase and are expected to be read.....»»

Category: topSource:  todayonlineRelated NewsNov 25th, 2014

Ancient Canyon Found Under a River in Tibet

A vast ancient canyon lies buried underneath a present-day river that cuts through the Himalayas in Tibet......»»

Category: topSource:  discoverRelated NewsNov 24th, 2014

Toshiba Satellite Radius 11 (L15W-B1302)

The Toshiba Satellite Radius 11 (L15W-B1302) is a convertible-hybrid laptop that doubles as a tablet and offers a basic Windows 8 system at an affordable price......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsNov 24th, 2014

Stunning New Photo Of Europa Shows Jupiter"s Icy Moon Just As The Human Eye Would See It

It's the most extraordinary image ever of Europa. NASA's newly "remastered" photo of Jupiter's icy moon (below) shows the satellite's geology in stunning, high-definition detail. And unlike a similar image released previously--in which the colors were a.....»»

Category: topSource:  huffingtonpostRelated NewsNov 24th, 2014