Archive for: Geocaching

 

Today’s Public Safety Announcement: Geo-Animals

It’s a jungle out there … or a forest … or a rapid-filled river – and it’s damn easy to get in trouble whilst geocaching, no matter how simple that find looks online.
To help keep our readers safe out there, It’s Not About The Numbers will be posting a series of handy-dandy infographics collected from around the world wide web detailing useful skills to have once you leave the safety of your geo-mobile.

Another 15 Seconds Of Fame For Cumbyrocks

You won’t have seen my It’s Not About The Numbers sibling round these parts lately but he’s still avidly promoting geocaching (and busy working behind the scenes of this website) …

And The World’s Fifth Weirdest Hobby Is … Geocaching?

It’s a real puzzler …
Website ChirkUp – slang for ‘cheer up’ – is now reporting that our beloved hobby ranks fifth in the world’s top 10 weirdest past-times.

Geocaching’s New Celebrity X-Man

If, as the X-Men’s Wolverine says, he really is “the best there is” at what he does, we geocachers are in BIG trouble.
Hugh Jackman – the Hollywood star best known for playing the clawed mutant in the hit film franchise – has taken up our hobby.

Bye-Bye Badlands Geocaches

Bad news for geocachers near Oregon’s Badlands.
Eighty-four hides spread over an 11,858-hectare wilderness area in the American state are to be removed by the Bureau of Land Management’s Prineville office.

Grisly Find For Teenage Geocachers

Two Canadian teenagers were probably wishing for a DNF when they stumbled upon a dead body while geocaching last weekend.
The southern New Brunswick residents discovered the remains of the 57-year-old woman under a bridge in the rural community of Coles Island on Saturday afternoon, according to media reports.

Chasing FTFs In Nairobi

Since 2010 there has been one lonely name on the list of countries we’ve cached in ‘New Zealand’. That in […]

International Geocaching Day: Brew Kids On The Block

For a second year, Washington’s Glen Silvers (GC handle: valleyAGs47) volunteered to be our lackey at this year’s Groundspeak Block Party.

Snapped In A Foreign Country …

Where in the world is It’s Not About The Numbers poster boy?

App Creator Takes The Geocaching Road Less Travelled

A French geocacher is offering a guide to being a popular geo-event host – or rather a geocaching roadbook.

Baptiste T (GC handle: Surfoo) has created GeoRoadbook, a new web app that lets event holders produce a booklet displaying the Geocaching.com hides in the area.

 

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