The toilet – home to some of humankind’s most intimate moments, and probably one of the last things you’d think you’d find on Google Maps (or think to look for, for that matter). One might be surprised, however, at just how many random toilets and toilet-related items are lying around on Google Maps. As part of our effort to maintain our highbrow credibility, we’ve collected a few for you here; it’s a dirty job but someone has to do it.
The Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet is a collection of mothballed warships near Benecia, California (More info). Thanks: Harold Check & elsamo
Top technology headquarters around America: Google, Apple Computer & Microsoft. Thanks: Eric, Mathew, Ahmad
It hasn’t erupted since 1980 March 2005, but apparently Mount St Helens still counts as an active volcano. Not great resolution here yet though. Thanks: Sean Miller, kb and others.
Monday, 11th April 2005
Another impressive shadow – the Seattle Space Needle. The red and purple blob next door is the Experience Music Project. Thanks: Phillip Harrington, Mike, many others.
The CN Tower and Rogers Centre (formerly the Skydome, home of the Blue Jays) are in downtown Toronto, Canada. Look for the tower’s shadow to see its shape. Thanks: Mike Pegg, many others
The first stadium is the San Francisco 49er’s Stadium Monster Park (formerly 3com park) (thumbnail #1 below) and it seems they were playing at the moment the photo was taken. There’s lots of stadiums in this shot of Philadelphia In…
Saturday, 9th April 2005
Best of Google Sightseeing
With springtime just around the corner (in the Northern hemisphere at least), some readers may be thinking about booking a…
During the 19th and early 20th centuries, villages were constructed by English industrialists and landowners to provide housing close to…