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  • October 10, 2014
    Google recently hired a camel named Raffia to carry one of its 360-degree Trekker cameras to capture a street view of Abu Dhabi's Liwa Oasis. Not a bad idea, Google, but I would have hired a flying carpet and captured the images while simultaneously making love to a beautiful ... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2014
    This is the Windows desktop Redditor Croft1342 came back to after having a friend repair his computer. Apparently a single one of the Chrome icons is actually Chrome, and the rest are all Internet Explorer. No word if Croft knew how to solve the riddle without going through e... / Continue →
  • June 3, 2014
    So apparently there's an Easter egg in Google maps that suggests traveling by dragon if you're trying to get from Brecon Brecons in South Wales to Snowdon in Wales (links to actual map). Amazingly, the trip is estimated to only take 21 minutes by dragon, and a whopping 3.5-hou... / Continue →
  • May 29, 2014
    This is the United States of Embarrassing, a map depicting the strangest Google searches for each state. It was created by Estately after running "hundreds of search queries through Google Trends to determine which words, terms, and questions each state was searching for more ... / Continue →
  • May 28, 2014
    And why should it? If it's self-driving you don't NEED pedals or a steering wheel. Those are just things people use to crash into stuff while they're texting. This is the latest Google prototype for a self-driving vehicle. It's a two-seater that tops out at 25MPH. Not exac... / Continue →
  • February 26, 2014
    Heck yeah, ass worship facesitting! In too much information news, PornMD now has a Live Search option (NSFW) where you can watch a constantly updating list of the terms people are currently searching. I just watched for like ten minutes, and let me tell you -- people are into... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2014
    Note: Larger, actually legible version HERE. This is the map of the internet cartographered by DeviantARTist JaySimons. I'm sure there's something to learn by looking at it, I just didn't pick up on any of it. Probably because I started daydreaming about how cool it would be... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2014
    This is Amazing Map's United States of Autocomplete, a guide to the 54 states-- "There's only 50." Really? This is the United States of Autocomplete, a guide to the 50 states per the first Google autocomplete result for typing, "Why is [a state] so...". As you can see, most ... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2013
    Google confirmed on Friday that they purchased Boston Dynamics, the robotic company behind such killers as BigDog, ATLAS and Cheetah. Google plans to harness the power of the killing machines to take over the planet and herald a new age of robotic glory. You know who made the... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2013
    This is a time-lapse video of Google Switzerland employees building a giant LEGO portrait that displays Yoda's or Darth Vader's face depending on the direction of the light striking it. Coming from the lower left, it's Yoda, from the lower right, Vader, and from head-on, just ... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2013
    This is a series of women dressed as internet browsers (previously: fashion sketches of women dressed as internet browsers). Which is your favorite? I like Opera. And I'm not just saying that because I would constantly try to throw things through her hair hoop, but I would a... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2013
    Note: The map above is interactive, not just a picture. Hocus pocus! Ever wanted to take a virtual tour of Harry Potter's Diagon Alley? Well you're in luck (unless you willed it with magic), because Google now has a street-view version of the Diagon Alley tour from the Warne... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2013
    By searching 'Atari Breakout' in Google images you can play the game and stick it to the man for a couple minutes while at work. Or on your lunch break if you care about keeping your job. I took the time to beat the whole first stage to see if the level changes, but it does n... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2013
    Inactive Account Manager is a new service offered by Google that allows users to determine how they want all their Gmail and other data dealt with after a certain period of inactivity (aka DEAD). You just pick a length of time and whether you'd like your data sent to predeterm... / Continue →
  • February 20, 2013
    IT'S F***ING TERRIFYING, THANKS FOR ASKING. God, why am I even friends with these people? First we had a conceptual demonstration of Google's smart-glasses, and now an actual one of what a user would experience wearing the things. Basically they're glasses with a see-through... / Continue →
  • December 12, 2012
    These are the top 10 "trending" (search queries with the highest amount of traffic over a sustained period in 2012 as compared to 2011) global Google search and Google image searches for 2012. All in all, a pretty depressing collection. Surprisingly absent from the list were ... / Continue →
  • October 26, 2012
    When it comes to politics, everyone is an expert. And thinking you're an expert is the first sign of being an idiot. But is that gonna stop every Tom, Dick and dipshit on your friends list from taking to their Facebook wall and voicing their opinion? It is not. People LOVE ... / Continue →
  • September 26, 2012
    Because how useful is is a map that doesn't include some explorable underwater reefs (still pretty useful truthfully), Google has begun adding underwater shots to Google Maps, starting with the Great Barrier Reef (links to actual map). I clicked around for awhile hoping to spo... / Continue →
  • September 14, 2012
    Now you can get any actor's degree of separation from Kevin Bacon by going to Groogle (not changing it) and typing 'bacon number XXX' (where XXX is replaced with the name of another actor!). I chose Val Kilmer because I just watched Tombstone and I wish I had a friend like Doc... / Continue →
  • September 7, 2012
    In case you live under a rock (or still use Ask Jeeves), Google put up a Star Trek themed interactive journey on their front page today to celebrate the 46th anniversary of the first episode's airing. So if you haven't already, go over to Google (permalink to interactive doodl... / Continue →