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.
Anyone know what this weird thing in Florida is? It’s huge anyway (zoom in all the way), and seems to involve a lot of water… Possibly some sort of power plant maybe? Thanks: Magnus Schmidt
Monday, 18th July 2005
The American Airlines Arena in Miami is where the Miami Heat play and there’s a giant plane drawn on the roof. Thanks: nat, Jay Soffian & Markus Jany
Tuesday, 5th July 2005
Check out these weird coloured rings in Florida (centre of alien activity). Our submitter, Woowoowoo, reckons this is an example of “Newton’s Rings”. Nope we’d never heard of them either, but fortunately Wikipedia had.
Friday, 1st July 2005
SeaWorld is a chain of theme parks featuring killer whale, sea lion and dolphin shows. When I first read about SeaWorld I was very confused by the fact that “Shamu”, the chain’s mascot killer whale, manages to appear twice a…
Wednesday, 29th June 2005
Jay Soffian spotted this large type on the roof of an airplane hanger at Miami International Airport. Apparently Avborne is “one of the largest independent maintenance providers in North America”.
Monday, 13th June 2005
Here’s a rather nice double drawbridge near the Fort Lauderdale Beach in Florida. The road itself is Sunrise Boulevard (hehe, we don’t have boulevards over here) which sounds like a fake road name if you ask me Thanks: Thomas Ploskina
Friday, 10th June 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…