Google Street View Sightseeing

Erm… why, upon seeing the #streetview car, has this scary old man started grabbing at his crotch?

Wednesday, 3rd June 2009

Oops, the #streetview car caught itself driving on tram tracks in Sheffield where cars aren’t supposed to go! Via @Spud89

Wednesday, 3rd June 2009

All the giant bike are in the Netherlands, naturally Via @mclerce @toerzy

Tuesday, 2nd June 2009

You have to try pretty hard to crash your speedboat into a roadside billboard

Tuesday, 2nd June 2009

The “Barber’s Ship” is (you’ve guessed it) a ship-shaped barber’s shop!

Tuesday, 2nd June 2009

Giant statue in Florida recreates the classic “American Gothic” painting by Grant Wood from 1930

Tuesday, 2nd June 2009

Welcome to Google Sightseeing

Google Sightseeing takes you on a tour of the world as seen from satellite, using the free Google Earth program, or Google Maps in your web browser. Our team of authors present weird and wonderful sights as suggested by readers.

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