Enter Your Geocaching Video into GIFF Geocaching is ripe for one more acronym. Move aside BYOP* and TNLN** —get ready for GIFF. It’s the Geocaching International Film Festival. The finest videos from the global geocaching community will be showcased as part of the 2013 Geocaching Block Party in Seattle on August 17. You’re invited to submit up to two entries. All entries should be one to five minutes in length. The GIFF final entries will be judged by geocaching organizations around the world. They’ll vote on winners in five categories, including Most Instructional, Best Cinematography, Most Inspirational, Most Adventurous and [...]
Let’s set the scene. You’ve heard a few friends talk about this thing called “geocaching” and you fancy you might be pretty good at it. After all, you are fairly certain that your uncanny ability to locate lost car keys must mean that you have pirate’s blood coursing through your veins. With your handy-dandy smart phone in hand, you set off to find the nearest geocache. According to your GPS you are right on top of it – but wait! Where’s the X marks the spot? You search high and low. You are on the verge of giving up when [...]
By: The Podcachers Your geocaching schedule should be packed as we enter the busy season, but everyone has 15 minutes to create an amazing Geocaching memory. The WWFM X (World Wide Flash Mob #10) is coming to a location near you. Nearly 400 events in more than 30 countries will take place on May 4, 2013. Thousands of geocachers are anticipating the 15 minutes of fun from this global event. It’s coming up quick, but there’s still time for you to plan your own WWFM event. The WWFM events are 15 minutes of fun and excitement, packed with “typical” geocaching event activities [...]
[Click CC for Subtitles] It’s a small step for geocaching and even a smaller step for geocaches. Field tested and geocacher approved, a new geocache size has entered the adventure of geocaching. Just be sure to pack your magnifying glass, tweezers and a metric ton of patience. The new geocache size is named “T.I.N.Y.” It stands for Teentsy Infinitesimal Nucleic Yocto Geocache. Just how small are they? Take a look at this: . Right here: . Yeah. The T.I.N.Y. geocaches are smaller than that punctuation mark. Or this one: . Interested? Curious? Don’t know what Yocto means? There’s one way [...]
Two million active geocaches is a big deal. But at the end of the day, two million active geocaches is a number. It’s hard to even imagine. Here’s a little perspective on the magnitude of two million. It takes you more than four months to blink two million times. About two million babies will be born around the world this week. And students spend two million minutes to complete four years of high school classes in the United States. Two million active geocaches though, means adventure is closer than ever. Active geocaches can be found in more than 180 countries. [...]
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