6 posts • joined 20 Jan 2011
New Google Maps colours
Anyone else noticed the new Google Maps colour scheme? And how it completely doesn't correspond to the colours used any other UK map, not to mention the colour sceme used on roadsigns (motorways having blue signs, major A-roads green)?
One major use I can see for this is Console gaming. 2 players in the same room, both having the full screen instead of split-screen? Yes please.
"The winners will be chosen on “Pi Day”, 3/14/12"
So what exactly is the 14th month of the year?
No units because it's a proportional increase. It increases it's dimensions by 33.9*10^-7 metres per metre of length per degree. Mteres per metre cancels, leaving just per degree
When was the last time anyone saw a bus that took card payments (possibly excluding those shelfish things London has)?
Comets' orbits are usually inclaned to the plane of the solar system, about 10 degrees in this case. Therefore the probe will be above or below the sun, and have line of sight with us.
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- New Facebook phone app allows you to stalk your mates
- Reddit users discover iOS malware threat