Google Street View Now Lets You Browse Older Images

Normally when you use Google Street View, you’ll see the most recent available image captured by the Google Street View cameras. Google has now added an option where you can see older Street View imagery, dating back as far as 2007, in some locations.


The Best Extensions To Make Google Maps Even More Awesome

Google Maps is easily one of the most popular and powerful mapping tools on the internet. It doesn’t have to do all the legwork alone, though. Here are some of the best extensions you can add to your browser to make Google Maps that much more awesome.


Do Something Personally Rewarding, Not Productive, For Happy Commutes

A long and tiring commute can eat into your productivity, but that doesn’t mean you should try to be productive while commuting. Instead, do something that makes you happy, says says productivity coach Hillary Rettig.


Jet-Lagged? There's An App For That (From The University of Michigan)

Jet-lag is one of those conditions that you just have to endure, unless you’re willing to ingest copious amounts of caffeine or staple your eyelids open. That said, next time you’re suffering from a radical shift in time zones, you might want to give Entrain a go. It’s an iPhone app that claims to get you back into sleeping sync as quickly as possible, by aligning your circadian rhythms with that of your environment.


Novel Ways To Order Coffee Overseas

Any Australian who has travelled knows that you can confuse most baristas by ordering that Aussie classic, the flat white. This infographic rounds up unusual coffee options from countries around the world.


Avoid Hotel Bookings At Work For A Happier Holiday

Planning a holiday? It’s potentially a bad idea to make your hotel reservations during business hours in the office, according to a new study by Rice University and Iowa State University.


Give Airline Wine A Shake To Make It Taste Better

Those little bottles of wine you can get on airlines have a reputation for being not so great, not to mention ridiculously expensive. if you do partake, the folks at Vinepair have a suggestion: Pour a little out and give it a good firm shake before drinking the rest.


How I Survived The 33-Hour Flight From Hell

I hate flying. I hate the cramped seats, I hate the food and I hate the hurry-up-and-wait mentality of airports. Imagine my delight then after spending 33-hours trapped on a Cathay Pacific flight from New York to Hong Kong thanks to bad weather and the bad Chinese government. Welcome to the flight from hell.


The Madness Of Traffic Roundabouts Explained For Every State

No matter how experienced a driver you are, there’s a pretty good chance you have no idea what you’re doing when it comes to roundabouts. Are you allowed to turn right from any lane? What happens when multiple cars enter at the same time? And what’s the deal with all those weird clock face analogies?


How To Survive A Long-Haul Flight With Finesse

I think it’s safe to say that few people enjoy long-haul flights. But here’s how to safely survive a couple of days trapped in an aluminium canister with your sanity intact.