We recently took a look at a number of Churches with twisted spires. Rather more common are Churches with detached…
“Look mum, there’s a boat driving down the Queen’s road in Bournemouth!” Spoiler: Careful examination of the bridge’s shadow will explain this mystery… Still looks pretty cool though! Thanks to ajho.
Wednesday, 20th December 2006
This aircraft carrier in China is going to have a hard time achieving much while locked in a small lake some 30 miles from the sea. That’s because it’s a ¾ scale model of the U.S. Nimitz Class Aircraft carrier,…
Monday, 20th November 2006
Check out this incredible image of a helicopter skimming the surface of the pacific, several miles off the coast of Baja California Norte, Mexico. How cool is the disturbance in the water from the helicopter’s downwash!
Tuesday, 14th November 2006
Take your pick from either a pool of dolphins or a dolphin-shaped pool. The image of dolphins in a pool was captured from Google Earth, where you can also clearly make out a crowd gathered round a dolphin at the…
Thursday, 9th November 2006
After the North Sea flood of 1953 destroyed 4,500 buildings, drowned 10,000 animals and killed 1,835 people, the Netherlands began work on the world’s largest flood protection project, Delta Works (Dutch: Deltawerken). Today Delta Works consists of over 16,500 kilometres…
Tuesday, 31st October 2006
The last time we posted an apparently leaky ship, there was a little debate about whether or not there was oil in the water, but I doubt you can deny that there is certainly a oily haze around this container…
Tuesday, 24th October 2006
Previously on Google Sightseeing
The Street View trike’s been at it again, this time in the Swiss Alps visiting the slopes of eleven different alpine resort areas to put you right in the middle of slopes of famed ski resorts, towering mountains, and bucolic trails. Join us for a look at two beautiful valleys in the canton of Valais that surround the largest glacier in the Alps.