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  • October 8, 2015
    Sad Topographies is an Instagram account that posts pictures from Google Maps featuring the saddest named places on earth. I feel like I've lived in all of these places. Currently though I feel like I live smack dab between a rock and a red-hot hard place. "Why is it red-hot... / Continue →
  • April 24, 2015
    This is a screencap from Google Maps of a spot in Rawalpindi, Pakistan (links to actual Google Map) featuring a half mile tall Android logo peeing on the Apple logo. It's just like those bootleg Calvin and Hobbes stickers of Calvin peeing that good ol' boys put on their trucks... / Continue →
  • April 21, 2015
    This is the shot taken by a Google Street View car driving around Loch Ness in an attempt to map the area and possibly spot the Loch Ness Monster. They also took a camera into the water to get some underwater views (go HERE to explore for yourself). Sadly, this is the most ex... / Continue →
  • March 31, 2015
    So you can play Pac-Man in Google Maps right now by scrolling to an area with a lot of streets and clicking the Pac-Man icon in the lower left corner. I just spent thirty minutes eating ghosts in my neighborhood and I wouldn't change it for the world. Now I'm going to go play... / 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 →
  • February 14, 2014
    This is a Google Maps view of Geldrop (links to actual Google Map), a Netherlands town with streets named after characters from J.R.R. Tolkien's books. WHY does it have streets named after J.R.R. Tolkien characters? No clue. Plus it's Friday afternoon on Valentine's Day so I... / Continue →
  • October 30, 2013
    This is the Christian Science Church at 2nd and Highland in Dixon (it was meant to be), Illinois, as seen from above in Google Maps. It looks like a sad little pecker. But, when the image is rotated 180-degrees... BONER-CITY, USA. Now only if there was a vagina shaped roll... / Continue →
  • September 13, 2013
    Because what good is Google Street View if we can't use it to explore places we've always dreamed of traveling but never will because life is just all work and then death, the folks at Google took a walking and diving tour of the Galapagos Islands so we can all take a virtual t... / Continue →
  • August 14, 2013
    Google has added the TARDIS' interior control room to Google Maps, which you can access by clicking the double arrow pointed at the police box located outside the Earl's Court London Underground subway station HERE. My boss just caught me clicking around the map and asked what... / Continue →
  • April 12, 2013
    Teehan+Lax Labs developed Hyperlapse, a free tool you can use to make videos out of the pictures from Google Maps. You just enter a route, adjust the viewing angles along the way, and TA-DA, a hyperlapse video of the walk from my apartment to the liquor store. Will there be b... / Continue →