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“IncrediBull” Stop Gap Animation

A bit of  “incredibull” animation here by  Chris Butcher  winner of the stop-motion and open categories in this year’s Canimation competition for Red Bull.

As the 2012 Formula 1 Season is almost here thought it might be topical!

Don’t forget if you want to see some of Europe’s best races then Leger Holidays have a great selection to choose from plus we are also running a competition for the Spanish Grand Prix!

 

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Amazing Time Lapse Video of Earth – International Space Station

An amazing view of earth in this time-lapse video taken from the International Space Station as it orbits our planet at night.

The movie was made up of data from Nasa and begins over the Pacific Ocean and continues over North and South America before entering daylight near Antarctica.

Visible cities, countries and landmarks include (in order) Vancouver Island, Victoria, Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, San Fransisco, Los Angeles. Phoenix. Multiple cities in Texas, New Mexico and Mexico. Mexico City, the Gulf of Mexico, the Yucatan Peninsula, Lightning in the Pacific Ocean, Guatemala, Panama, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, and the Amazon. Also visible is the earths ionosphere (thin yellow line) and the stars of our galaxy.

Watch it in 1080p if you can and full screen.

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Live Traffic Updates Come to Google Maps Europe

 

 

 

 

 

Google Maps now provides live traffic updates to a host of European countries including – Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain and Switzerland with UK geting street level traffic updates and general road level to follow shortly.

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More Geographically Accurate London Tube Map

The people at this site London Tubemap have designed a more geographically-accurate version of the London Underground map, I like it gives you a much better idea of where you are going.

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Twilight Landing at Los Angeles International Airport

Footage taken of a flight coming in to land in LA at Twilight.

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The Internet – “Superpower” Season from the BBC

This video is to promote a new season from the BBC called “Superpower” which launches on 8 March, in the video “the people of the internet” are portrayed as extraterrestrial figure sending messages to the people of Earth, showing how important the internet has become to civilisation and its impact on how we live.

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Passengers Boarding A Train in Japan? All Aboard!

I have never been to Japan but have heard many good things about the efficiency of their train service but surely this video can’t be real?

I have heard of packing them in but blimey 😉

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Casper – Air Traffic Control Maps Mashup

Casper

Just spotted this pretty cool site Casper that maps flights on a Google mashup !

“Casper is an innovative web-solution to present aircraft movements. In an attractive design, live and recorded traffic is presented using Google Maps.”

Is set at the moment to cover deaprtures – arrival from Schipol Airport apparently can be configured for other areas though! Pretty impressive tool and not just one for the Plane Anoraks 😉

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New Custom Social Search from Google

Quite a few announcements yesterday from Google one of the most important has to be the one about Social Search -launched on google labs that is based on the “social graph” principles whereby all friends and associated content within your cirlce should provide a more relevant source of results:-

“(..) a new feature that allows you to see results for queries from people in your social network. This works by using your Google Profile. If you fill it out with the other social networks you’re a member of, such as FriendFeed, Google will scan who you are connected to and give your results from those people.

This opens up a whole new area to certain sectors especially travel and I will let Kevin May over at tnooz explain it in detail, it also has a major impact on SEO and how people get the best results and act on them something  that is discussed here on huomah.

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Surface Technology Travel Planning the Future?

I realise it’s a little old news but just got round to having  look at this video and what travel tainment have to offer along with Microsoft’s Surface Technology unit.

Looking at it from a travel professional point of view surface could be a big part of the way we deliver our content to the end user; however it needs to be but positioned at a reasonable price and with valid content. If these elements are covered then it could be part of the consumer research & planning cycle – allowing two-way integration with the web – research on Surface, post your research back to the web to share with friends or family and then book.

It looks vey impressive and the potential is vast but as this is still an experiment its very early days but ones that could herald a new form of interactivity into the travel market?

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