In the mid-1990s Disney took a break from theme-park development and diversified into town-building. The result was a Florida town…
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
A few years ago we took a detailed look at Canada’s Grand Railway Hotels (parts 1, 2, 3). To look…
Located 400 km (640 mi) north of mainland Europe in the Arctic Ocean, the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard is home to some of the northernmost settlements on Earth, including the world’s northernmost city. While 60 percent of Svalbard is covered in ice, that still didn’t stop the Street View team from exploring the stark beauty of the islands.