Over on Kevin Jarnot’s blog, I saw a post about an April Fool’s little visitor on Google Earth. Sure enough, I checked it out and Area 51 in New Mexico has a little visitor. To see for yourself before it’s gone, open Google Earth and type in Area 51. To see where to look, check out Kevin’s post. Hurry before they’re gone!
It seems that a team of explorers from the UK and New Zealand, equipped with GPS, recently completed a harrowing journey to what they are calling the ‘true source’ of the Nile River in the Nyungwe rainforest in Rwanda. The expedition took 80 days, and based on their GPS readings, the team believe the Nile is actually 66 miles longer than previously thought. It will be interesting to see how their work is received…