Google Street View's Greatest, Weirdest Hits

Google Street View has something of a history for catching us in our more—uh, delicate states. And our more defecatory states. And our more dead states. While the latter is mostly just depressing, the rest are almost always delightful. And luckily for us, Captain-Obviouss has kindly prompted his fellow Redditors to… » 7/12/13 1:50pm 7/12/13 1:50pm

See Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Secret Race Car Graveyard With Google Maps

NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn't a car collector. He's a car hoarder. Want evidence? Just turn to Google Maps to see the smashed-up race car graveyard on his massive property outside of Mooresville, North Carolina. » 4/10/12 12:00pm 4/10/12 12:00pm

Google Earth’s bridges on drugs

Mix 2D satellite and aerial imagery with 3D terrain data in Google Earth and you end up with road infrastructure that looks curiously like the tail end of a Deadhead party. Artist Clement Valla has compiled a great collection of these loopy bridges and Dalí-esque canyons. Click through them all and the very watch will… » 3/09/11 1:30pm 3/09/11 1:30pm

Google Earth Car Chase Like Grand Theft Auto In Real Life

Using the Google Earth hi-res satellite view of New York, simple animation and a little imagination, an entire car chase was created through the streets of Brookyln. It's like the original Grand Theft Auto — in real life. » 4/12/10 3:00pm 4/12/10 3:00pm

Audi A8: World's First Google Earth-Enabled In-Car Nav System

The 2011 Audi A8 continues to set the full-size sedan gadget bar higher with the integration of Google Earth and terrain-mapping into its 8-inch LCD screen. Now you can find a Starbucks... in 3D! » 12/16/09 12:30pm 12/16/09 12:30pm

Monopoly City Streets Mates Empire-Building With Google Maps

If you're a Monopoly fan, Wednesday will be a big day, as Hasbro and Google will release "Monopoly City Streets" upon the world. It's a massive online game of Monopoly using Google Maps as the gaming board. » 9/08/09 12:30pm 9/08/09 12:30pm

BBG’s Katayama: “GPS Made Me Lazier, Stupider, Angrier And A Worse…

Is technology making imbeciles of us all? Boing Boing Gadgets’ Lisa Katayama argues chronic GPS usage has put her in touch with her inner Pinky rather than helping her be a better driver. » 7/29/09 10:00am 7/29/09 10:00am

The 20 Most Traffic-Congested Cities In America

From New York to San Bernardino, drivers in America's cities live in their cars. Below we use Google Earth to take an in-depth look at the intersections of the nation's 20 most traffic-congested cities. » 3/05/09 12:00pm 3/05/09 12:00pm

Baltimore: America's Seventeenth Most Traffic-Congested CIty

2008 Congestion Rank: 17
2007 Congestion Rank: 19
Change In Congestion 2007 To 2008: -30%
Population Rank: 20
Approximate Population: 2,668,000
Road Miles Analyzed: 682
Worst Hour: Thursday @ 5 PM » 3/05/09 11:00am 3/05/09 11:00am

Chicago: America's Third Most Traffic-Congested CIty


2008 Congestion Rank: 3
2007 Congestion Rank: 3
Change In Congestion 2007 To 2008: -17%
Population Rank: 3
Approximate Population: 9,525,000
Road Miles Analyzed: 1,320 miles
Worst Hour: Thursday @ 5 PM » 3/05/09 11:00am 3/05/09 11:00am

Miami: America's Fourteenth Most Traffic-Congested CIty

2008 Congestion Rank: 14
2007 Congestion Rank: 11
Change In Congestion 2007 To 2008: -37%
Population Rank: 7
Approximate Population: 5,413,000
Road Miles Analyzed: 739 miles
Worst Hour: Thursday @ 5 PM » 3/05/09 11:00am 3/05/09 11:00am

Riverside-San Bernardino: America's Twentieth Most Traffic-Congested…


2008 Congestion Rank: 20
2007 Congestion Rank: 16
Change In Congestion 2007 To 2008: -57%
Population Rank: 14
Approximate Population: 4,081,000
Road Miles Analyzed: 612 miles
Worst Hour: Friday @ 4 PM » 3/05/09 11:00am 3/05/09 11:00am

Seattle: America's Ninth Most Traffic-Congested CIty


2008 Congestion Rank: 9
2007 Congestion Rank: 9
Change In Congestion 2007 To 2008: -28%
Population Rank: 15
Approximate Population: 3,309,000
Road Miles Analyzed: 616 miles
Worst Hour: Friday @ 4 PM » 3/05/09 11:00am 3/05/09 11:00am

New York: America's Second Most Traffic-Congested CIty


2008 Congestion Rank: 2
2007 Congestion Rank: 2
Change In Congestion 2007 To 2008: -25%
Population Rank: 1
Approximate Population: 18,816,000
Road Miles Analyzed: 2,073 miles
Worst Hour: Friday @ 5 PM » 3/05/09 11:00am 3/05/09 11:00am

Denver: America's Sixteenth Most Traffic-Congested CIty

2008 Congestion Rank: 16
2007 Congestion Rank: 18
Change In Congestion 2007 To 2008: -26%
Population Rank: 21
Approximate Population: 2,465,000
Road Miles Analyzed: 936 miles
Worst Hour: Friday @ 5 PM » 3/05/09 11:00am 3/05/09 11:00am

Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex: America's Fourth Most Traffic-Congested CIty


2008 Congestion Rank: 4
2007 Congestion Rank: 5
Change In Congestion 2007 To 2008: -13%
Population Rank: 4
Approximate Population: 6,145,000
Road Miles Analyzed: 1,618
Worst Hour: Friday @ 5PM » 3/05/09 11:00am 3/05/09 11:00am

Boston: America's Eighth Most Traffic-Congested CIty

2008 Congestion Rank: 8
2007 Congestion Rank: 8
Change In Congestion 2007 To 2008: -26%
Population Rank: 12
Approximate Population: 4,483,000
Road Miles Analyzed: 1,028 miles
Worst Hour: Friday @ 5 PM » 3/05/09 11:00am 3/05/09 11:00am

San Francisco: America's Seventh Most Traffic-Congested CIty


2008 Congestion Rank: 7
2007 Congestion Rank: 6
Change In Congestion 2007 To 2008: -25%
Population Rank: 12
Approximate Population: 4,204,000
Road Miles Analyzed: 731
Worst Hour: Thursday @ 5 PM » 3/05/09 11:00am 3/05/09 11:00am

Washington, D.C.: America's Fifth Most Traffic-Congested CIty


2008 Congestion Rank: 5
2007 Congestion Rank: 4
Change In Congestion 2007 To 2008: -26%
Population Rank: 8
Approximate Population: 5,307,000
Road Miles Analyzed: 903 miles
Worst Hour: Thursday @ 5 PM » 3/05/09 11:00am 3/05/09 11:00am