Officials Are Looking For Your Swimming Pool on Google Earth Right Now

Google Earth is great to use—until it bites you on the bum and alerts the authorities to the existence of your swimming pool. After Greece found out backyard swimmers last year, a US town is cracking down now. » 8/03/10 3:23am 8/03/10 3:23am

Underwater Camera Rig Sends Photos Around the World in Seconds

Alain Bernard of France broke a record last week when he swam the 100m freestyle in 47.60 seconds at the European Swimming Championships. At the same time, underwater photographer Wolfgang Rattay broke another far geekier, and therefore far more important, record of his own using a voyeuristic remote controlled… » 3/29/08 2:01pm 3/29/08 2:01pm