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Sierra Club Releases Interactive #ToxicTrade Map

Trans-Pacific and Transatlantic Trade Deals Would Empower World’s Largest Polluters

After trade took center stage in the first presidential debate earlier this week, the Sierra Club today released a new map that reveals the coast-to-coast environmental threats of two pending trade deals — the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) — showcasing for the first time what the Sierra Club calls #ToxicTrade.

Google’s Next Project? They’re 3D Mapping The Inside of Earth’s Buildings

Project Tango will be using smartphones to create a 3D map of the whole world, capturing the interiors of buildings down to a resolution of a few inches.

Mapping the world

You know, sometimes one can’t be faulted for thinking that Google likes to dream some pretty big dreams.

But to be fair, Google Maps has accomplished many extraordinary tasks over the years, having mapped the world and put that information in our fingertips. That might sound like a feat that’s pretty difficult to top, but Google is planning something even bigger.