Explore the temples of Angkor Wat in Google Street View

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We've seen Google generate many thousands of miles of Street View imagery over the years. ¬†From cities such as Venice, to neat places such as a corn maze, to amazing locations such as the Grand … [Read more...]

Did Google Earth help save a woman on a deserted island?

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It's an amazing story -- a woman is trapped on a deserted island for years, until a kid in Minnesota notices her "SOS" on the beach and she is later saved. It's amazing, but it's also completely … [Read more...]

Amphitheatres around the world

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We enjoy the work of the folks over at Google Sightseeing, as they post some excellent stories. We've shown you things such as fake buildings, roller coasters, hockey and many other interesting posts … [Read more...]

Designing carpets based on Google Earth imagery

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We've seen Google Earth imagery used to create artwork in the form of items such as "Every Basketball Court in Manhattan" and Bill Guffey's Street View-based art, but today's story from the … [Read more...]

Explore the Colorado River in Google Earth

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Over the years Google has taken Street View to some interesting places, including locations such as Venice and under the surface of the ocean. They've now added a trip down the Colorado River, and it … [Read more...]

The 17-year-old “Desert Breath” in Google Earth

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Back in March of 1997, the D.A.ST. Arteam created a massive piece of artwork in the eastern Sahara desert. Because of the sheer size of the work, it remains visible in Google Earth to this … [Read more...]

The 3D Cities of Google Earth

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I've long said that one of my favorite features of Google Earth are the 3D buildings. Being able to explore new areas in full 3D is an amazing thing to be able to do. Nearly two years ago, Google … [Read more...]

The best of Google Earth for February, 2014

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February saw some great stories related to Google Earth. Here are my favorites from the month: The folks at DataAppeal put out some more great updates to their product. We saw some great maps of … [Read more...]

Google releases the Google Maps Gallery, with solid support for Google Earth

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Google has just launched the Google Maps Gallery to help "unlock the world's maps". It's an impressive collection of maps of various kinds, easily accessible in one place. The maps all have a … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – February 25, 2014

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It appears that Google has just pushed out a fresh batch of imagery. Thanks to sharp-eyed GEB readers 'Schorsch' and 'Munden' for being the first to let us know about it. Unlike some of the other … [Read more...]