An historical society in Bradenton, Florida combined other activities with geocaching to raise money to restore the last remaining cabin in a former fish camp. They even created a special commemorative coin for the event.
Immediately before midnight a leap second -- the first for three years -- will be added to atomic clocks around the world by official timekeepers. This is needed to keep the extremely accurate Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) -- correct. UTC has been the world's official clock and is used for broadcasting time signals across the world. The accuracy of UTC is essential for the smooth running of GPS and the Internet. Click the link for more info!
I've known about GPS systems built into golf carts for a while now, but I just learned that there are now GPS units available to tell you how far you are from the green. I wonder how long it will be before they put a tracking devise in the ball so lost balls are a thing of the past? Clicking on this article will bring you to a forum post discussing the topic.
How cool is this, there's a puzzle style geocache at the U.S. Embassy in Helsinki, Finland. This link will take you to a Dept. of State article about it with a link to the cache page. Good to know the government is getting involved in our little pastime.