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.
A massive sinkhole changed Lake Peigneur from a shallow freshwater lake, to a saltwater crater overnight.
Thursday, 16th April 2009
This weekend, I was lucky enough to see the only flying Avro Vulcan in existence, yet Murphy’s Law dictated that my camera should under no circumstances work. So, whilst this post was to be interjected with marvelous self-made photography, it…
Thursday, 11th September 2008
Here in New Orleans the party looks to be so good that the guests have all spilled out into the street! It looks like they’re gathered around Joe’s House of Blues – and yet the [giant red arrow] outside clearly…
Tuesday, 8th April 2008
In case you missed it, there was recently a spot of bother over the New Orleans images in Google Earth. Back in August 2005, just after Hurricane Katrina wrecked the city, Google updated Maps and Earth with images of the…
Thursday, 5th April 2007
Yes people, this pair of spermatozoon spermatozoa are each nearly half a mile long! At least, I think they’re sperm cells hugely magnified – it’s that or some sort of crazy elongated guitar art? Thanks to James Bonnette
Friday, 9th February 2007
Perhaps the captain of this barge on the Mississippi has had a little too much to drink, as he appears to have crashed into the river bank. Whoops! Thanks to Sam Phillips.
Friday, 3rd March 2006
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…