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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 →
  • June 3, 2014
    These are a couple shots of mechanic Dan Thompson (the one playing dead) and a coworker who decided to fake a murder scene after spotting a Google Street View van approaching. They did a great job. Fast forward to a year later when some internet detective notified police beli... / 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 →
  • November 23, 2010
    Note: Larger, full-res shot RIGHT HERE, YO. This is a picture from Germany of a woman who just gave birth caught by a Google Street View vehicle. Only problem is, it's allegedly a fake. Per a German Gizmodo reader allegedly in the know: I am German and have to tell you it's... / Continue →
  • November 16, 2010
    Bob Mewse used to be 300 pounds. Now he's 200 pounds. All thanks to seeing a picture of himself on Google Street View, being thoroughly disgusted, and deciding to do something about it (and actually doing that thing -- that's the key). Me? I'm so fat I can't reach my belly ... / Continue →
  • November 9, 2010
    The Zaragoza suburb of Arcosur is a government-sponsored neighborhood in Northeast Spain designed for younger, first-time home buyers. And, after a round of voting by future homeowners, has decided to name a number of its streets after video game characters (NOT dinosaurs), st... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2010
    I dunno, that looks less like a street and more like stepping in a bunch of penguin shit just waiting to happen. Cute 'lil fellas though. Anyway, Google Street Views of Antarctica: it's happened. Next up: the moon. I get to drive the rover! " But GW -- haven't you been dri... / Continue →
  • August 13, 2010
    Residents of Middle Road, Worcester (England) were alarmed after viewing what appeared to be a dead girl in their neighborhood on Google Street View. Only thing is, she was faking. Hoho, you little wolf-crier! You better hope you're never really lying dead on the sidewalk. ... / Continue →
  • June 30, 2010
    Claire Rowlands is a British woman who's ultra-pissed after the Google Street View car inadvertently captured a shot of her 3-year old son's bare asscheeks. Pfft, I played in the front yard naked till I was 17. She said: 'I just felt sick to my stomach when I saw the naked p... / Continue →
  • June 11, 2010
    This is an English couple caught mid-dry coitus by a Google Street View car despite the fact they insist they were only kissing. Uh, I don't know you do it across the pond, but that's not how I kiss. Yes, yes it is too -- my uncle taught me! The couple--Eddie Bateman and his... / Continue →
  • May 10, 2010
    Ever wonder what a Google Street View car looks like? Me neither. I just assumed it was a Prius with a pinhole camera made out of a Quaker Oatmeal canister taped to the roof. And I was 100% correct. That's exactly what you're looking at. Hit the jump for a couple more sho... / Continue →
  • March 22, 2010
    Some Google Streetviewer appears to have left a pair of pliers on top of his camera while out mapping. Oops! Hey it's okay, mapper, just be thankful it wasn't a dildo. God I wish it'd been a dildo. Google Maps Thanks to Fan_Thomas, who once left a chainsaw on the roof of h... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2010
    A pair of Norwegian jackasses in full SCUBA regalia sat in lawn chairs waiting for the Google Street View van to go by and gave chase when it did. This is one of the resulting images, but you can go up and down the street to see them lying sitting in wait as well as a couple m... / Continue →
  • January 3, 2010
    This is a series of photos showing a guy stopping to pick up some hooks somewhere in Europe. They come to us courtesy of Google Street View, which sees everything. Now, where the hell is this? Scantily clad hookers standing on the side of the road in the middle of nowhere? ... / Continue →
  • December 21, 2009
    No really, what the f*** is that?! Google Maps (see for yourself) Thanks to dr death, who, Jack Kevorkian reads Geekologie?!... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2009
    Tired of the Google Street View van catching you soliciting yourself on the corner? Tired of explaining to your wife who the man you were photographed with was? Enter the Anti-Google Street View shirt. Available for $12 (bumper sticker for $5), the shirt guarantees privacy f... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2009
    Hell yeah Canada knows how to party! Now I know a lot of you Canadian readers are always telling me what a great time it is up there and how I should come drink all your beer, but up until now I honestly thought you were just gonna kill me and toss my body in a snow bank. I w... / Continue →
  • November 16, 2009
    I can't believe it took this long. And, who knows, maybe it's happened before. I mean, birds shit on my car all the time. Cats too. And, at least twice this year, a homeless man. Well, from a purely technical standpoint, that was actually IN the car. And speaking of which... / Continue →
  • April 3, 2009
    A group of angry villagers in Broughton, England chased off a Google Street View car because they feared an invasion of privacy and increased crime in the area. "I was upstairs when I spotted the camera car driving down the lane," resident Paul Jacobs told The Times of London.... / Continue →
  • March 28, 2009
    A Google Street View car in France spotted these high-brow citizens pissing in the middle of the highway together (I'll hold yours if you hold mine). I guess they don't have rest stops in France. Still, you've got to commend them on their technique. It's similar to what I do... / Continue →