Today’s shorter news

>Brammeleman’s original center of gravity calculator now has the coordinate fix and also can take KMZ files as well.

>One thing that often stumps people the first time they dabble in serving KML and KMZ files from their own servers is setting things up correctly so that the browser knows what to do with the files. Google offers a hint here, but Welshman Barry Hunter spells it out for users of Apache. It turns out Barry keeps a very useful page with links to network links and overlays for Google Earth, many of them UK-centric.

>Alex of Ark’s Tech Blog wanted to go the other way, converting KML to GPX, and he explains how he did it.

>Slow news day at the UK’s Times Online: An article on how some travel agencies are incorporating images from Google Earth to show that beachside resort really means beachside.