July 29, 2015 Agloe, N.Y., is not a town in any real sense. Instead, it's among a number of fakes that mapmakers planted to foil plagiarists. It inspired John Green to write his book (and now movie) Paper Towns.
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A Google Maps image from its Russian service depicts Crimea (bottom center) with a solid line, reflecting an international border between it and Ukraine. Versions of the map on other Google sites show it with a dotted line.
April 12, 2014 In Russia, Google Maps now shows the Crimean Peninsula as part of Russian territory. The service shows a different image on browsers in the U.S.
The new Google Maps features tailor-made results based on users' habits and search histories.
May 16, 2013 The new Google Maps features tailor-made results based on users' habits and search histories. The features were made possible by the revisions Google made to its privacy policies last year, a change that removed most of the barriers between its various services.
October 29, 2012 We've pulled together a selection of storm-tracking maps, graphics and animations from across the web to help keep you abreast of the storm's developments.
September 21, 2012 Apple introduced its new mobile operating system along with its much-hyped iPhone 5. It includes a mapping service of its own, featuring Siri's voice. Problem is, she may not know where she's going. Complaints have been pouring in from around the globe about mislabeled and missing streets, towns and more.
125 Swimming Pools. Satellite collections from Google Earth.
Courtesy of Jenny Odell
July 29, 2011 Jenny Odell shows us her "satellite collections."
KFC astrovertisement seen from above in Google Maps.
Courtesy of Google
July 26, 2011 Unusual views from Google Earth show what could be the next phase in marketing.
October 1, 2010 The organizers of Banned Books Week have created a Google Map documenting books that have been banned or challenged at schools and libraries over the last three years.
July 12, 2010 Google goes from mapmaker, to geopolitical conflict arbiter.
July 9, 2008 You can tour the Tour de France online thanks to street-level views of the entire route from Google Maps.
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