Conservators restoring an Antarctic exploration hut recently made a remarkable discovery: a small box of 22 exposed but unprocessed photographic negatives, frozen in a solid block of ice for nearly one hundred years.

On Ice: 100 year-old negatives discovered in Antarctic
    Conservators restoring an Antarctic exploration hut recently made a remarkable discovery: a small box of 22 exposed but unprocessed photographic negatives, frozen in a solid block of ice for nearly one hundred years. These negatives…

Interesting mashup of technology. From the article:
"When a tagged shark swims within about a kilometre of a beach, it triggers an alert which is picked up by computer. That computer then instantly turns the shark's signal into a short message on Surf Life Saving Western Australia's (SLSWA) Twitter feed."

Australia: Sharks Use Twitter To Warn Swimmers
Scientists attach transmitters to hundreds of sharks, including great whites, to monitor their movements near public beaches.

Using a new feature in Google's Views community, you can easily connect your photo spheres to create 360º virtual tours of the places you love, then share them with the world on Google Maps.

Creating Street View from your photo spheres is as easy as connecting the dots into what looks like a “constellation” of stars.

You can even connect your photo spheres to Google's own Street View panoramas.

To get started, just create photo spheres using your Android phone or a DSLR and then share them on Views .

Once your photo spheres are connected and published, people can navigate between them on Google Maps, just like they can in Street View.

Google Lat Long: Create your own Street View
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 4:10 PM. Have you ever tried to convey the feeling of walking through your favorite park? Or have you wanted to create a virtual tour of your business to attract customers? Well, starting today, it’s now possible for you to build your own Street View experiences to do …

$199 gets you a 2 terabyte drive that you plug into your wireless router. One of those terabytes is for you to use and stores any files you copy to it. The other is hidden from you by Space Monkey and used to store bits of other people's files. This service is free for the first year and $49 a year after that.
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Space Monkey Peer-to-Peer Digital Storage System Offers Better Backup
A peer-to-peer backup system called Space Monkey is a less-costly alternative to many hard-drive and cloud solutions.