history
Isis Street to Remain in Derbyshire

Residents of Isis Way in Derbyshire have failed in a bid to have the street's name changed to something less inflammatory, as hardly anyone bothered responding to a public consultation on the matter so... the name stays. Read More >>

maps
Autocomplete County Searches Show No One Knows Where Anything is

A map based around what questions people have been asking Google of our English counties gives us a very accurate picture of the cluelessness of the general public, although it can at least teach us such amazing local facts such as "Lincolnshire is boring" and "Gloucester is a dump." Read More >>

architecture
Inside the Intriguing Ancient Underground City of Derinkuyu

Long ago, in the region surrounding Nevsehir and Kayseri, in central Turkey, an ancient people built, or rather dug, over 200 underground cities. The deepest of these, under the present day town of Derinkuyu, delves over 250 feet below the Earth’s surface, and boasts numerous tunnels, halls, meeting rooms, wells and passages. Read More >>

Google Maps 6.0
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Google Maps 6.0 For Android Updates With Indoor Maps and Places Homescreen

Google's rolled out another Maps update for Android 2.2 and above, bringing essential directions to the navigationally challenged with version 6.0. You'll get a fancy new Places homescreen that collates local information as well as indoor maps of airports and shopping centres. Read More >>