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Athletic Atlas lofts GPS satellite

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket lofts a Navstar Global Positioning System satellite (GPS 2F-10) into orbit at 11:36 a.m. on 15 July 2015 from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. 14 more words

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

Smartphone GPS applications for monitoring physical activity

Exercise participation is strongly advocated for by government bodies around the globe, however few individuals actually complete the recommended volumes at the suggested intensities to gain health or fitness gains. 368 more words


The perfect starting point...an example

Starting point:

In my last post I talked about how important it is to have the correct starting point. The absolutely only starting point that is right (righteous) and is like no other (holy) and is faithful (obedience) is Jesus. 2,007 more words


Global Positioning System and the Hippocampus

I wrote this awhile back but think it belongs inThe Not Getting Younger Series.”

Global Positioning System and the Hippocampus


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A Foolproof GPS

I pulled into the bank drive-through behind a car bearing a license plate reading WEARAMI.

Giving the motorist the benefit of the doubt on how to spell ‘where,’ I credited her with creatively conveying a message of confusion within a seven-letter limit. 249 more words

Miscellaneous Stuff

this day in the yesteryear: The Sport of Geocaching Begins (2000)

The Sport of Geocaching Begins (2000)

Geocaching is an outdoor treasure-hunting game in which participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) to hide and seek watertight containers filled with trinkets, hoards known as “geocaches” or simply “caches.” The improved accuracy of GPS devices allowed the pastime to develop, since the specific locations of the small containers could finally be logged and shared. 54 more words

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What does GPS stand for? Global Positioning Systems. It is a system of satellites in space that circles Earth twice a day transmitting, or sending signals full of information back to us. 305 more words