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Rolling Stones Logo

Sunday, Nov 23 2014 by kjfitz
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in Dartford, Kent in 1962. The Rolling Stones' logo, designed by John Pasche, was introduced in 1971.



  


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Today in History - November 23

Sunday, Nov 23 2014 by kjfitz
1977 - The State House of Correction and Branch Prison was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.



1994 - A memorandum of understanding regarding the use of the United Nations Logistics Base (UNLB) in Brindisi, Italy was signed by the Secretary-General of the UN and the Republic of Italy.



  


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Popcorn!

Saturday, Nov 22 2014 by kjfitz


  


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Today in History - November 22

Saturday, Nov 22 2014 by kjfitz
1963 - US President John F. Kennedy was assasinated.



2014 - The Rolling stones "On Fire" Tour ends in New Zealand.



  


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Tattos in Progress

Friday, Nov 21 2014 by kjfitz


  


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Today in History - November 21

Friday, Nov 21 2014 by kjfitz
1970 - A dynamite fueled bomb exploded underneath the portico of the Portland Oregon City Hall doing $170,000 in damage.



2013 - The roof of a Maxima supermarket in Riga, Latvia collapsed killing 54 people.



  


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Public Clocks

Thursday, Nov 20 2014 by kjfitz


  


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Today in History - November 20

Thursday, Nov 20 2014 by kjfitz
1949 - The Hurum air disaster occurred when an Aero Holland plane crash in Hurum southwest of Oslo, Norway killing 34 people.



2009 - The Flanders Hotel was added to the National Register of Historic Place.



  


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Return of the Old School All Google Maps Scavenger Hunt

Wednesday, Nov 19 2014 by kjfitz
Its been four years since we ran this Scavenger Hunt. Let's soup it up and run it again with expanded categories!

We're bringing you back to the roots of internet satellite imagery with a scavenger hunt focused entirely on the company that energized the industry -- Google Maps Satellite imagery.

A list of the categories in the hunt for are here.

All valid submissions must be straight Google Maps Satellite imagery. No Bing, Yahoo, Birds Eye, Street View, Google Inside or Google 45 degree imagery. Just straight old school Google Maps.

The hunt starts on Wednesday November 19 at 00:00 PST, and will last 14 days until Tuesday, December 2 at 23:59 PST.

Looking for your scavenger hunt score? Check your Scavenger Hunt page for details.

Good luck and happy hunting!

  


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North American F-86

Wednesday, Nov 19 2014 by kjfitz
The North American F-86 Sabre was a transonic jet fighter aircraft. Produced by North American Aviation, the Sabre is best known as the United States' first swept wing fighter which could counter the similarly-winged Soviet MiG-15 in high-speed dogfights over the skies of the Korean War (1950-53).



  


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