Google Street Images And Street View Scenes From Slavic Countries

Serbia – This little piggy went to the market

We take Google street in general just for informational purposes, but people do not realize there are hilarious images that were recorded during Google car tour. Maybe you have seen some funny images already but this time we bring you a Google Street View in Slavic style. Images that are funny, bizarre or just plain ridiculous is what we have here, so maybe after this you will go on the street view to find more funny stuff in your neighborhood. Continue reading »

20 Weirdest Images on Google Street View

1. Japan’s pigeon heads
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In Japan, these pigeon role-players were waiting outside as the Google car passed by. Role-playing is cool and all but, not sure why anyone would to be one of the dirtiest birds ever. Continue reading »

Protect Yourself from Google Streetview with a Pixelhead

Worried about your picture showing up on Google Streetview? Sick of photos of yourself appearing on sites like Facebook? Here`s the solution!

The full face mask Pixelhead acts as media camouflage, completely shielding the head to ensure that your face is not recognizable on photographs taken in public places without securing permission. A simple piece of fabric creates a little piece of anonymity for the Internet age. The material used is stretch satin with a fashionable Pixel-style print of German Secretary of the Interior Thomas de Maizière. The mask has two holes for your eyes, so you can see and breathe comfortably while wearing the mask, secure in the knowledge that your image won’t be showing up anywhere you don’t want it to. Continue reading »

Google Street View Hits the Open Waters to Share Environment in the Amazon

Google team members sail a boat with a 360-degree camera system mounted on its top to record the “Street View for the Amazon” on the Negro River, around Tumbira Community, Amazonas State, on August 17. In partnership with Brazil’s Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS), Google’s Street View for the Amazon project will capture 360-degree imagery of the Amazon’s Negro River and the adjacent communities to share the environment and local culture with the world. (Evaristo Sa / AFP – Getty Images) Continue reading »

World’s Largest Railway Model Is Now On Google “Mini” Street View

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Google’s Street View, that lets you explore the world through the virtual eyes of street level cameras, has now shrunk itself to the size of a thumb, so that you can experience the world’s largest miniature model railway as if it has been blown to real size. Continue reading »

Anonymous Virtual Traveller Creates Stunning Minimalist Photos By Using Goolge Street View

The anonymous author behind this great account uses the incredible richness of Google Street View, whose camera has gone all the way to the desert! Continue reading »

Street Photos Taken At The Absolute Perfect Time

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A lot of the time, catching the most perfect photos happen from being at the right place at the right time. Sometimes, it all depends on luck and how quick a photographer can click his camera’s button. If the photographer isn’t fast enough, he or she can miss their moment in the blink of an eye. And once special moments like these pass, they cannot be repeated.

Take a look at the photos we’ve compiled below to further understand what we mean by perfect timing. These are photos that can’t be recreated and are special because of that. Above: A bird flying by at the perfect time. Even the tear looks like a bird in the continuation. Continue reading »

Bizarre And Disturbing Google Maps Glitches By Kyle Williams

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One afternoon not long ago, US artist Kyle Williams was leisurely looking through Google Street view for inspiration, when he came across a sight he’d never seen before: a girl with a leg coming out of her chest. He quickly took a screen shot and began looking for more. Continue reading »

This Street Art Duo Show Their Concerns With Planet Earth

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Staying true to their focal and ongoing analysis of the relationship between humankind and nature, NEVERCREW has illustrated their observations on walls and shipping containers in India, United States, and Europe. Concerned with climate change and the future of humanity, pieces like “Black Machine” and “Ablating Machine” depict whales and polar bears in artistic and thought-provoking ways. Continue reading »

Mapping The Machu Picchu – How Google Builds Its Maps

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Daniel Filip, Tech Lead Manager for Google Maps, carries the Trekker, a 15-camera device, while mapping the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu for Google Street View in Cuzco, Peru, August 11, 2015. (Photo by Pilar Olivares/Reuters) Continue reading »

Google Maps – Know before you go

Trying to find a suitable hotel, we are often faced with a catchy attractive advertising which paints such a tempting picture you want to drop everything and find yourself there. But sometimes the truth is far from perfect. If only you could know before to go. Google Street View gives its users this opportunity. It is easy to find the hotel you have chosen on the map and see it as it really is. (Click images to zoom) Continue reading »

50 Times People Ruined A Perfectly Good Panoramic Shot

“Interesting Panorama Shot Gave My Father-In-Law A New Look”

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Taking pictures of our everyday lives and making more or less important memories is now easier than ever, especially if you have a smartphone. A great photo is just a click away, and it doesn’t matter that you won’t probably ever revisit about 90 percent of them. Continue reading »

Agoraphobic Artist Travels The World Without Leaving Her House

Jacqui Kenny has always wanted to travel the world, meet new people and discover different cultures, but she suffers from agoraphobia – an anxiety disorder characterized by fear of public spaces, public transportation, open spaces and/or large crowds – so she rarely gets to leave her house. Luckily, modern technology allows her to live out her dream, sort of. Continue reading »

Alberobello: The Italian Fairytale-Like Village In Beautiful Pictures By Tania Depascalis And Tiago Marques

Alberobello is a town in Italy’s Apulia region. It’s known for its trulli, whitewashed stone huts with conical roofs. The hilltop Rione Monti district has hundreds of them. The 18th-century Trullo Sovrano is a 2-level trulli. Furniture and tools at the Museo del Territorio Casa Pezzolla re-create life in the trulli as it was centuries ago. Southwest of town is the Casa Rossa, a WWII internment camp. Continue reading »

Man Dresses Up Every Sunday To Take His Grandmother To Church

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By now most of the legends have already been debunked and sorted out. Except maybe for the one of the mysterious Sunday Man from Baltimore, Maryland. Continue reading »