Unbelievable Google Street View Captures a Space Shuttle Flyover

When Google's army of Street View vehicles takes to the streets, there's no telling what those wandering eyes will see. Still it's hard to believe that a Google Street View camera captured a space shuttle flying over the New Jersey Turnpike towards New York City. » 8/29/13 9:15am 8/29/13 9:15am

How Not To Look Like A Badass On Google Street View

Detroit isn't just a post-industrial wasteland filled with ruin porn, but we're not exactly surprised that this picture was taken in the Motor City. Yes, that's a shirtless guy aiming his shotgun at the Google Streetview car. » 9/19/12 3:00pm 9/19/12 3:00pm

Fiat Photo Bombs Volkswagen With Elaborate Street View Prank

Well played, Fiat. By paying attention to when Google's fleet of camera cars were snooping around Södertälje, where Volkswagen's Swedish operations are headquartered, Fiat zinged their rival good. How? By parking a Fiat 500 right in front of the front door when Google's Street View cars were out. » 5/15/12 2:00pm 5/15/12 2:00pm

Google Maps Street View car breaks down in Brooklyn

A Google Maps Street View car taking photos of roving artisanal grilled cheese-making wagons in Williamsburg made an unscheduled break in Crown Heights after their Subaru Impreza broke down on Kingston and East New York. Did you hear that — they're making grilled cheese. In the streets! Someone should do a story on… » 7/01/11 10:30am 7/01/11 10:30am

The Miracle of Birth on Google Street View

Well, this is certainly more life affirming than your usual dudes with guns/drug dealers/dead people Google Street View fare. Yup, that's the youngest citizen of Wilmersdorf, Germany, captured moments after birth by goodole 9-eyes. Update: Probably not a real baby. » 11/24/10 7:30am 11/24/10 7:30am

Microsoft Street Slide: Google Street View Turned Up To 11

When Google Street View was launched, it was mind-blowing technology, but scanning large distances is often tiresome. In response, Microsoft Research has debuted Street Slide, which stitches the panoramic images together to make one big, amazing, interactive world. » 7/29/10 4:30pm 7/29/10 4:30pm