Google Street View uncovers death, idiocy, incompetence and supernatural powers

Last week newspaper websites across the world published a story about a young girl who appeared to be lying dead on the pavement of an English street, proving that the worldwide fascination with Google Street View continues unabated. Fortunately the girl, who must have been slightly taken aback when the world’s media1 turned up at her door asking if she was dead, was in fact perfectly all right. A fact that any of the reporters could have been assured of if they’d moved down the street one step, from where you can see the girl is clearly playing…

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