Hawaii, Mars, Nude Meercats, More: Evening Buzz, October 11th, 2014

Jane G dropped me a note about the alternative browsers article I mentioned recently and gave a warning about the Conduit option. see Wikipedia for details or just Google conduit browser .

Google Desert View – now with camels. “Google took to the sands to expand its globe-spanning Street View imagery, using its Trekker camera pack modified and mounted to an actual camel’s hump to capture photos from the Liwa Desert, a pristine wonderland straight out of fantasy tales in the United Arab Emirates.”

Ever wanted to send your name to Mars? Here you go.

Hawaii state archives are going digital. “Officials said legislative records will go online first, but the more than half a million records will eventually include historic documents, such as an 1849 petition. The online database is expected to be completed in October 2015.”

The University of Vermont has a new online collection of Civil War broadsides and ephemera.

And today on Who Got Hacked Saturday, it’s Kmart. “Sears Holding Co. late Friday said it recently discovered that point-of-sale registers at its Kmart stores were compromised by malicious software that stole customer credit and debit card information. The company says it has removed the malware from store registers and contained the breach, but that the investigation is ongoing.”

SnapChat has had a huge photo leak.

Mocavo has a new census viewer.

Reddit is considering letting users submit self-promotional material – if they pay for it.

Google and the London Zoo are teaming up to stream LIVE NUDE MEERCATS. Good evening, Internet…

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