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zorankovacevic
10-31-2005, 09:19 AM
Hi all,

I've hacked a script that transforms an RSS2 feed (enriched with geotags) into KML. This way you can fly from RSS location to location and read something about that place.

I use it for my holiday blog. There are examples showing the latest earthquakes, etc.

Check it out here: http://www.kovacevic.nl/blog/archives/174-Fly-to-RSS-locations-using-Google-Earth!.html

Best, Zoran

P.S.: If you want to a geotag enabled blog, try here: http://www.kovacevic.nl/blog/archives/176-Serendipity-Geotag-plugin.html

araT
10-31-2005, 12:00 PM
Nice work! very good idea! There are many other similar files already on the site such as; Flickr Images (http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile1/Flickr-Images.htm) - This pulls up the closest 50 photos of the location you are looking at, great for virtual sightseeing! & News Around The World (http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile2587/News-around-the-World.htm) - This takes the latest Google News headlines and posts them as little scrolls around the world.. first paragraph of the article is in the description and there is a link to the full article :)

Enjoy!

T.

zorankovacevic
11-01-2005, 07:15 AM
Yep, I knew about the Flickr one, which is really cool. I'm thinking about making a similar one for the Gallery2 software.

The news link you mentioned is only about old news? It is not updated any more, or is it a static file? If not, how did they manage to get the locations from the news item?

Best, Zoran