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Google Earth Blog

This week's light bite is not a video. Instead, I want to highlight Google Earth Blog's post about 10 games you can play with Google Earth.

Did you know, for example, that Google Earth has a built in flight simulator?

For someone like me (colour blind and not willing to spend on flight simulator software), it's as close as I'm going to get to flying a aeroplane.

But Google Earth (and the web-based Maps) is fascinating enough on its own. Besides the many things you can do with the maps and satellite images, there's also Google Sky (virtual stellar observatory), Google Moon, Google Mars...