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Floods and Facebook

Floods and Facebook

In the wake of topical storm Lee, there were flash floods throughout Maryland on Wednesday, September 7, 2011. Ellicott City ‘s Main Street became a river. After evacuating our office, we posted some footage of the action happening right outside our office. (In this video, you can actually see the entrance to our office with near foot-high water when the camera pans to the left of the big black truck.) The footage was taken from a bystander’s phone and then posted to You Tube. read more

Google Earth: Secret Weapon

Google Earth: Secret Weapon

According to Wired Magazine, Haiti Relief has a secret weapon: Google Earth. Days after the earthquake in Port-Au-Prince, a small group of Haitian set up a tent camp in an open field not far from the U.S. Embassy and a helicopter landing zone. read more