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Go Play Outside

04 Sep
Go Play Outside

Go outside and play.

Paper Covers Rock

In celebration of Earth Day, why not turn off the devices and consoles and take part in a more 4D adventure? Geocaching is an outdoor game that employs the use of GPS technology and waypoints to uncover real-world “treasure”. Lara Croft used GPS caches to unlock challenges and explore the island upon which she became shipwrecked. Walter White used GPS coordinates to mark the site of his buried treasure (and, when that didn’t pan out, his brother-in-law Hank). Now millions of people worldwide use GPS coordinates to hide and uncover secret spoils  in not-so-plain sight.

geocaching GPS coordinates come in handy in Black Ops.

Geocaching is a global game that uses GPS technology to encourage people to get out and explore the world around them. While there are a lot of variations on the game, each tailored to a specific geek subset, a great place to start learning about tech savvy…

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Posted by on 4 September 2014 in Grandmothers

 

One response to “Go Play Outside

  1. vsvevg

    12 September 2014 at 6:51 am

    Well,, that is interesting. Never heard of such a thing. Curious, to use geo-technology to encourage people to go outside. I like the leave the cache in trash out approach.

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