On July 25, 1893, the Corinth Canal in Greece opened. Envisioned for millennia, the waterway was cut through rock to…
Here in Powell, Wyoming, they really really love baseball! Thanks: Steve Rot
Tuesday, 24th May 2005
Looks like these trains are stopped at a level crossing on the Burlington Northern railroad track in Wyoming. The Northern one is chopped off by some low-res imagery, but scroll south to see just how incredibly long they are! Amazing.…
Monday, 23rd May 2005
Steve Rot sent us this cool link to somewhere that looks very like Mars (although it’s actually in North Wyoming), thanks Steve!
Friday, 13th May 2005
Devils Tower is a monolith that rises to a height of 1,267 feet and featured prominently in the Steven Spielberg film Close Encounters of the Third Kind (where it was reproduced in mashed potato). Thanks: xylon, Sally, many others.
Tuesday, 12th April 2005
Previously on Google Sightseeing
On July 24, 1927, the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing was unveiled in Ypres, Belgium. The Gate commemorates soldiers…
The roster of the world’s tallest statues is dominated by Buddhist figures, with most of the top ten (actually 11…