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.
Spanning the LA Harbour is the Vincent Thomas Bridge. At full zoom the shadow on the striking green water gives a very good detail of the bridge’s shape. Thanks: Dan
Friday, 21st October 2005
The satellite launch system “Sea Launch” is moored in the Long Beach Harbor, Long Beach, California. Satellites are launched from the “Odyssey Launch Platform”, a semi-submersible former oil rig, after it has been towed out to the equator. The platform…
Tuesday, 18th October 2005
Stunning architecture here at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California. Designed by architect Richard Meier and opened in 1997, the building is the current home of the J. Paul Getty Museum which exists to collect and exhibit classical and…
Thursday, 13th October 2005
Can anyone explain why someone has planted this rectangular-ish line of trees outside of Oakland, CA? And while we’re at it, what the heck is this? Thanks to Bob (Canadian) Thompson.
Tuesday, 4th October 2005
My friend Sarah got back from San Francisco recently, and she showed me the pictures she took there. When I saw this photo of a 49 foot talking lumberjack, I immediately checked the GgSs submissions database, but no-one has ever…
Wednesday, 21st September 2005
There’s good fishing in this lake. I know this because some helpful person painted a bunch of rocks white and wrote “FISHING” on a nearby hill. Thanks: Mike
Sunday, 21st August 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…