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Privacy Advocate Caught Red Handed. Again.

Update: This image has now been removed by Google. I wonder if Kevin requested that it be removed, or if Google decided to do it themselves? Staff attorney for the Electronic Frontier Foundation Kevin Bankston has been caught by Google’s…

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Thursday, 14th June 2007

Paris Hilton’s Prison Cell

Paris Hilton, heiress to the Hilton Hotel fortune, was recently sentenced to 45 days in jail for violating her probation when she was caught driving at 70mph in a 35mph zone, as her license had been suspended for a previous…

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Friday, 8th June 2007

Street View Roundup

The interest in Google’s new Street View mode has been incredible, and there’s been coverage of it everywhere1 – meaning that lots of other sites have posted stuff before we did, including: E.T. spotted in a field – with a…

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Friday, 1st June 2007

Guy Caught Taking a Leak On Google Maps Street View!

Here’s a guy taking a pee into a bush in San Francisco! Although, this all seems strangely familiar…

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Friday, 1st June 2007

Breaking and Entering?

Just what exactly is this guy up to? Well, I have no idea, but he certainly hasn’t lost his keys…

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Thursday, 31st May 2007

Half Naked Sunbathing Girls on Google Street View

I wonder how these girls feel about being half naked for all the world to see on Google Street View? Does anyone know who they are? Update: I’ve just realised that for most of these Street View sights, you can…

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Thursday, 31st May 2007

Welcome to Google Sightseeing

Google Sightseeing takes you on a tour of the world as seen from satellite, using the free Google Earth program, or Google Maps in your web browser. Our team of authors present weird and wonderful sights as suggested by readers.

Could you be one of our authors? We're looking for more freelance writers - please get in touch for more information.

Previously on Google Sightseeing

Volcanoes of the Northern Marianas (Volcano Week 7)

The Mariana Islands are part of a great submerged mountain range that extends all the way from Guam north to Japan. While the southern Marianas are known worldwide as tourist destinations, the uninhabited northernmost islands are actually a long string of active volcanoes fed by the subduction of the Pacific Plate into the Mariana Trench, the deepest location on Earth.

Google Sightseeing writer set to climb Africa’s tallest volcano

Two years ago our very own Noel Ballantyne wrote an article for Volcano Week 5 about Mount Kilimanjaro, a dormant…

Sakura-jima (Volcano Week 7)

Once a volcanic island centered in Japan’s Kagoshima Bay, during an eruption in 1914 the Sakura-jima volcano decided to change…

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