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Thursday, July 27, 2006

Even More New Google Domains

ResourceShelf keeps us updated on recently registered Google domains. This time, a lot of the domain names are related to hosting... like Another name is

Greenpeace Marking GE Maize

Greenpeace marked the locations of genetic engineered maize fields on Google Maps. Then a French court ordered them to stop doing so, “despite an EU law which says the government should make the information available to the public,” as Greenpeace says. So Greenpeace decided to mark the fields with a big X for real.

[Via Boing Boing. Photo by Yann Arthus Bertrand, from]

Top Women on Google Maps

Uhm... made a survey to vote for the Top 99 women worldwide, and someone mapped their birthplaces onto Google Maps (along with pics, and sometimes videos). From Angelina Jolie to Cameron Diaz, from Tyra Banks to Anna Kournikova...

The Guy Behind Google Maps (Humor Video)

You know Google Maps, but do you know which person draws all those maps? [Thanks Corsin Camichel.]


ClickDensity is a tool to record the user clicks on any website. You insert a JavaScript snippet into your site, and the service does the rest. There’s a free 30-day trial, afterwards you have to pay. [Thanks Jon in the Click survey thread.]

Old Google Homepage Still Available

[Searching 1,610,476,000 web pages]

David Bloom in the forum found an interesting URL:, which will show you a very old Google homepage. Above the search box, you can see Google’s old-style blue and gray tabs, and the footer reads “©2001 Google - Searching 1,610,476,000 web pages.”


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