Mapping history from a point in the sky: WWII historical imagery in Google Earth
I'm really looking forward to flying on one of these (after a whole lot of other people have tried it out first).
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water...
Swimmers were warned that a "monster shark" was prowling off a popular Australian beach, one that nearly bit a 10-foot great white shark in half last week, London's Daily Mail reported.
Based on the bite marks, experts say the larger shark must be twice its victim's size.
The smaller - relatively speaking - great white was hooked on a baited drum line when it was attacked, and was still alive when it was hauled onto a boat off north Stradbroke Island in Queensland.
The fatally wounded shark was found just a few miles away from the island's popular beaches, a haven for surfers and bathers.
"That cannibal thing is what great whites do; they'll eat anything, including their own kind," Hugh Edwards, a local shark expert, told Australia's 7 News. "It would be sensible not to swim in that area for a little while."...