Wow. So Google Street View is now available for the Grand Canyon.

Google strapped backpack-mounted cameras onto members of their team and sent them trekking through the Grand Canyon. The end result? Google Street View for Arizona's great gorge, though a more accurate description would probably be "Trail View"; according to the official Google Blog, the company's newly released… » 2/01/13 12:40pm 2/01/13 12:40pm

Google street view is now available for NASA Kennedy Space Center

We promise today isn't going to be all about space, but this was just too cool to pass up. NASA recently unveiled Google Street view for the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, in recognition of the launch center's 50th anniversary. Comprising 6,000 panoramic views of the KSC facilities, this location is Google's… » 8/06/12 11:40am 8/06/12 11:40am

Google Maps Quest View turns your commute into an RPG

I don't know if Google Maps is gifting us with an early April Fool's Day prank, but I hope Quest View sticks around. Click on the right-hand corner of your Google map to see your local landscape transformed into a pixelated video game map, complete with mountains and trees in the appropriate places. You even get a… » 3/31/12 9:30am 3/31/12 9:30am

According to Google Maps, Mary Poppins is Doctor Who

Should you visit Roald Dahl Plass on Google Maps, you will notice a jovial waving woman. She resembles a nanny who adheres to the philosophy that a small heap of sweetener allows medication to travel effortlessly down the gullet in a manner that most satisfactory. This appearance has not been lost to Tumblr user … » 2/23/12 8:20am 2/23/12 8:20am

Visit The Village from The Prisoner on Google Maps

And by The Prisoner we mean the 1967 "Patrick McGoohan tooling around in a Lotus 7 Prisoner," not the 2009 TV miniseries nobody particularly enjoyed. In the Welsh county of Gwynedd, you can visit the faux-Mediterranean Portmeirion resort, which served as the shooting location for the cult classic television series. » 1/27/12 6:30am 1/27/12 6:30am

Google Maps discovers mysterious sky creatures in Switzerland

Along a lonely stretch of road in Quarten, Switzerland, two strange figures and/or camera smudges survey the terrain, planning nefarious and/or blurry machinations. The figures follow the camera as it travels down the road. Some commenters on Reddit are claiming this is a gateway to Valhalla, but I'm of the mind that… » 11/19/11 4:45pm 11/19/11 4:45pm