The Faceless Gods Of Google Street View

Google's security algorithms are designed to blur out any identifiable faces that show up in Street View. This technology was originally developed to anonymize people, but it's been known to tag its fair share of billboards, murals, and – wouldn't you know it – religious effigies. » 10/04/14 10:00am 10/04/14 10:00am

Teehan+Lax releases easy-to-use hyperlapse tool, blows everyone's…

Have you ever been clicking along a particularly stunning stretch of road in Google Street View and thought: damn, how awesome it would be if you could stitch all these individual images together and turn them into a video? Well... sit down. Clear your schedule. There's something you need to see. » 4/10/13 12:27pm 4/10/13 12:27pm

Google launches underwater Street View, blows everyone's goddamn mind

Google has rolled out some damn impressive additions to its ouvre of street-viewable locales over the last few months, including Kennedy Space Center, the Amazon Rainforest and Antarctica, but this may be the most spectacular of them yet. Working in collaboration with The Catlin Seaview Survey, the company has… » 9/27/12 7:10am 9/27/12 7:10am

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 Street View is now available for the Amazon rainforest

Last summer, Google took its Street View cameras to the Amazon, looking to capture the same 360-degree vistas that have made the technology so useful in cities all over the world. Yesterday, the project went live. There goes the rest of your week. » 3/22/12 7:20am 3/22/12 7:20am

The Future History Of Everyday Life, In Pictures

A burning house, a flooded road, and a man with a gun. The images captured by the Google Street View van's automatic camera are poignant and weird. According to one artist, they're also how future historians will study our world. » 1/07/10 8:30am 1/07/10 8:30am

Medieval Ghosts in Google Maps - Again?

What is it with ghosts and Google maps? First it was a nineteenth century ghost in Wales. Now we're seeing the ghosts of fifteenth century knights in Pittsburgh, where so many crucial battles between great kingdoms took place. via Clandestine Industries » 4/08/09 3:48pm 4/08/09 3:48pm

Google Street View Captures Victorian Ghost Walking in Cardiff

This creepy image was snapped by Google for its Street View map feature. It shows what seems to be a floating Victorian ghost in Cardiff, right near the Torchwood headquarters. » 3/27/09 3:51pm 3/27/09 3:51pm