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‘Bro credit to the cameraman who sacrificed himself to go in there’: Mega-viral TikTok shows mysterious building on Google Earth

'Nah wtf they hiding in Japan.'

On Apr 4, 2022 by Braden Bjella


Google Maps helped solve a decades-old missing persons case

A vehicle seen submerged in a pond contained the remains of a missing Florida man.

On Sep 14, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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Google Earth’s new live video feeds take you to the most unexplored regions of the world

The first live stream shows bears hunting for salmon in Alaska.

On Jul 6, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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Major update will make you want to use Google Earth again

Our virtual world has never been more beautiful.

On Apr 18, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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Google Earth Timelapse update reveals 32 years of stunning change

You can’t argue with photographic records, at least for now.

On Dec 9, 2016 by John-Michael Bond

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The Google Earth VR app is blowing people’s minds

Users are already calling it a life-changing experience.

On Nov 17, 2016 by John-Michael Bond

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Google Earth captures the devastation of the Ukrainian civil war’s most iconic battle

Google Earth provides a bird's eye view of war.

On May 23, 2016 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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The 7 most bizarre conspiracy theories about the NSA shooting

They're all so believable!

On Apr 2, 2015 by Kevin Collier

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Google Maps turns 10 this week, so here are 10 hacks to celebrate

Google Maps has been around for 10 years, and this is the best way to celebrate.

On Feb 11, 2015 by Alex La Ferla

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Google makes its Google Earth 3D software available for free

That's about a $400 price cut.

On Feb 4, 2015 by Alex La Ferla

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The future of Mars exploration is you

Democratizing the space race is crucial to the future of our planet.

On Oct 3, 2014 by Nico Lang

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German firm says Google infringed on its patent when it made Google Earth

A German art and design firm says Google Earth infringes on its patent.

On Feb 23, 2014 by Kevin Morris

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A Snapchat trail led police to this drug dealer’s den

The app's potential as a black market tool proves limited.

On Feb 11, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Father wants image of slain son’s body removed from Google Maps

Kevin Barrera was murdered in 2009. A Google Maps satellite image brought back heartbreaking memories for his family.

On Nov 18, 2013 by Audra Schroeder

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Watch the global deforestation crisis on Google Earth

Thanks to NASA satellites and Google Maps, scientists can now track the chronic loss of forests with greater accuracy than ever before.

On Nov 17, 2013 by Patrick Howell O'Neill