Here’s a cool time-lapse satellite of the Earth – Time.com
After the initial start-up screen, you can zoom in on any city in the world or use the tab below the initial view to Explore the World.
Las Vegas – Before
Las Vegas – After
There’s big talk about Rabbit TV, the usb stick that delivers TV, live streaming, movies and more. Curious about any technology that is out there, I purchased one for $9.99 at a local drug store with a one year free subscription. Rabbit TV promises free TV, classic TV, movies, movies on demand and more.
It appears that Rabbit TV has the technology to gather full episodes of TV and consolidate them into their website. Although many of these sites are free if you want to travel to each one and check links periodically, Rabbit TV finds them for you and puts them in a library on the web.
It requires the USB stick (handles licensing and user registration) for installation and to watch your choice of entertainment. Compatible with Windows or MAC, Rabbit TV is an excellent way to consolidate these entertainment into one site without search for full episodes on network TV online. Although many of these may be free, you don’t have to search for episodes online. This consolidation makes Rabbit TV the largest library on the web.
Installation requires you to plug the USB stick in and have an internet connection. Once you plug the device in, a wizard guides you through the installation and web navigation process.
So is it worth it? Sure. Now keep an open mind. If you travel or don’t want the hassle of finding full episodes of TV shows or free movies on the web or even if you want movies on demand then it may be for you.
It rates three stars out of five on most sites but for the convenience and price, it’s a good gadget if you are on the go, traveling or want to get away to a private place in your own home.
After the one year is over (initial registration), there is a $10 annual subscription.
The above review and opinion is that of the author and not TTC Shelbyville.
Think you really know Geography? Geoguessr is an online game that uses Google’s Street View. With a small map in the corner of Google’s Street View, you pin where you think the Street View scene is. You then submit your guess and the distance from the real location is measured. It’s an excellent way to travel and view the world.
Give it a shot. I just couldn’t bring myself to show one of the answers. Visit GeoGuessr.
- License plates
- Traffic on Left or Right lane?
- Look at vehicles
- Mountain ranges?
- Trees? Bushes
- Coastal? Think of waterways, look at ships
- Winds? Look at the trees.
- Buildings (look at roofs)
- How are people dressed?
Highest score so far 9800 points….
This excellent post comes from MakeUseOf.
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