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Need directions? Ask these camels! Google Street View now uses camels to map Abu Dhabi deserts

results? Google Street View is now using a camel called Raffia to map the Liwa desert in Abu Dhabi. Google Street View used an unconventional method to map the Liwa desert -- putting a camera on the back ... an unconventional method to map the Liwa desert -- putting a camera on the back of a camel named Raffia. ...

Editor's Choice - 11/10/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

The map that guided Lawrence of Arabia to victory finds its way under the hammer

Hand-drawn map that guided Lawrence of Arabia ... The only map sketched by Lawrence of Arabia is expected to fetch up to £100,000 when it goes under the hammer in London next month. The map, on faded yellow paper, shows northern Arabia and was sketched ...

Editor's Choice - 14/09/2014 - 08:01 - comment 0

Check out this amazing app that maps all of Istanbul's street art

to put Istanbul’s street art on the map, literally. Sivaslıoğlu and his team strive to make Istanbul’s ... provides customers with a map in addition to information about the artists and their works. It was in 2012 ... is trying to put Istanbul’s street art on the map, literally. Sivaslıoğlu and his team strive to make ...

Editor's Choice - 02/09/2014 - 10:38 - comment 0

Plotting the world's most complex region: 15 maps that might just explain the Middle East

A picture’s worth a thousand words - we all know that - and when the picture is a map, it can ... complicated than the Middle East? Modern maps become dynamic when you mix in digital technology. Click ... that dusty encyclopedia and step away from Google Earth - these amazing maps can switch on instant ...

Slideshow - 20/05/2014 - 08:25 - comment 0

Understanding the Middle East 101: Forty maps that explain everything

From newbie to seasoned Middle Eastern scholar, anyone will find these maps to be extremely helpful in understanding the socio-political climate of the region; Al Jazeera coming to London; and women tagging walls in Afghanistan. ...

Blogs Roundup - 06/05/2014 - 22:37 - comment 0

US general engineers ISIS assassination map

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey says he has prepared an “option” for President Barack Obama to consider the use of US military assets against “high-value individuals” in ISIL leadership ...

28/06/2014 - 16:47 - comment 0

Oops! Children's book pulled from shelves after publishers say they forgot to include Israel in map illustration

they "forgot" to include Israel in a map illustration Educational publishing company ... publishers-realized they "forgot" to include Israel in a map illustration, according to a CBS news ... in an archaelogical excavation. One of the illustrations used in the children's story includes a map of Egypt ...

Editor's Choice - 14/11/2013 - 08:15 - comment 0

Etihad Airways unveils first ever linkedin mapping tool

Etihad Airways launched an innovative online mapping ... airline of the United Arab Emirates, today launched an innovative online mapping tool developed ... contacts, arrange meetings and be more productive while travelling. The “Etihad Mapped-Out” tool ...

Press Release - 29/04/2013 - 09:25 - comment 0

Leading Dubai based automotive parts distributor A-MAP selects Epicor ERP

contract to deploy Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP) at the Dubai headquarters of A-MAP ... resource planning (ERP) at the Dubai headquarters of A-MAP , a leading specialist in the distribution ... of the next-generation Epicor ERP solution, A-MAP seeks to boost performance in terms of efficiency, reduced workload, ...

Press Release - 09/05/2013 - 07:43 - comment 0

UAE notches its position in world economic map

for its citizens, and notably consolidated its position as main player in the world economic map despite ... economic map despite the current global crisis and financial crunch. The UAE was ranked fifth ... and notably consolidated its position as main player in the world economic map despite the current global ...

23/06/2013 - 06:51 - comment 0