All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Poland’

Polish Boy May Have Set Hypothermia Record

A 2-year-old Polish boy was found face down and unconscious Sunday in sub-freezing temperatures, and was placed into a medically-induced coma to bring his core temperature back to normal. The toddler was under the care of his grandmother in the village of Raclawice, just north of Krakow, and walked outside into the night, as the temperature dropped to 19 degrees. …

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Google Takes Action On Link Network In Poland

For the past year or so, Google has been on a warpath when it comes to link networks, particularly in Europe. That is still going on, it would seem. Barry Schwartz at Search Engine Roundtable reports that webmasters and SEOs noticed a spike in complaints around manual actions in “the Polish regions,” and that one got confirmation from Google Polish …

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Google Continues Link Network Attack

It would appear that Google’s attack on European link networks is not over (if it ever will be). Google has been penalizing link networks on the Internet with a vengeance over the past year or so, with much of the focus on Europe. The company says it has now penalized two more from Poland. This week, Google posted about reconsideration …

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Google Moves Link Network Focus To Poland

Google continues to wipe out link networks across the Internet, apparently on a country-by-country basis. Earlier this month, Google’s Matt Cutts told Twitter followers about Google cracking down on German link networks. That is still happening, but focus is also moving over to Poland. Here’s the latest on the situation from Cutts: Not done with Germany yet, but we just …

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White Lion Triplets Born – Rare Sight!

A Zoo owner in Boryszew, Poland just got the cutest surprise when three white lion cubs were born to rare white lion parents. Andrzej Pabich has the honor of caring for three adorable baby white lion cubs which are very rare, Pabich estimates that there are only 90 or so white lions in existence. “Luckily the birth went all smoothly,” …

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Rare White Lion Triplets Born in Poland

White lion triplets have been born at a private zoo in Poland. The head of the zoo in Borysew, Andrzej Pabich, says that the lions’ mother, 2 ½ year old white lioness Azira, has accepted the cubs and has been patiently feeding and caring for them. Their father, 3 ½ year old Sahim, also a white lion, lives in a …

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Auschwitz Visited by Knesset to Mark Liberation

On June 14, 1940, the first Jewish prisoners were transported to Auschwitz, a concentration camp constructed by the Nazis. As these 20 Jews, along with 708 other prisoners, walked through the entrance gates of the facility, they were greeted by the sign, “Work brings freedom.” Little did they know that such an expression would come to fruition some 5 years …

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Vampire Cemetery Found in Poland

The idea of vampires has been romanticized in the United States for decades. While there is almost always the element of evil involved, time and again Hollywood enterprises have injected the notion of good vampires, vampires with souls, crime-fighting vampires, and vampire love stories into what had always traditionally been the story of undead servants of Satan, feeding upon the …

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Firefox OS Launches In Poland Tomorrow

Firefox OS is already out in Spain thanks to Mozilla’s partnership with Telefonica. Now the new mobile OS will be coming to more of Europe with the help of Deutsche Telekom. Deutsche Telekom and Mozilla announced today that Firefox OS will launch in Poland on July 12 through T-Mobile. The mobile OS will also be made available in Hungary, Greece …

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Google Maps Updates Imagery for Assorted Places

Google Maps announced that several parts of the world will now have high-resolution satellite photos as well as a couple of places in the United States that got some high-resolution aerial updates. In fact, there’s so many updates to countries around the world that this is one of those big updates of Google Maps where the only letters not represented …

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Euro 2012 Stadiums: a Street View Preview

The European Championships, which start next week, are being co-hosted this year by Poland and Ukraine. Ukraine will host the final in the Olympic National Sports Complex in Kiev, and Poland will host the opening match in its brand-new National Stadium in Warsaw. Google announced today that soccer fans around the world can tour these venues, in addition to the …

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Google Maps’ 45° Imagery Update Pleases Historians, Monkees Fans Alike

Google Maps has waved its Wand o’ 45° Imagery again, this time bestowing another 26 cities with fully rotatable views. As I’ve said before in these update pieces, the 45° angles give users a superior vantage of a building’s architecture, especially when you look at older parts of the world like Asia and Europe. This marks the first 45° updates …

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