The One Place in the US Google Earth Stopped Mapping
For eight years, Google Earth didn't update its satellite image of a military installation in Nevada. So we bought one ourselves.
This Trippy Google Earth Animation Shows All the Patterns Humans Make Around the World
Páraic McGloughlin turned man-made patterns into a high-speed kaleidoscope of earth.
National Aboriginal Day
Google Maps Will Now Display More Than 3,000 Indigenous Lands in Canada
The announcement comes on National Aboriginal Day.
This Street Artist Turns Roads into Colorful Canvases
Those who pass by Roadsworth's pieces might stumble upon a giant ice cream cone.
Satellite Photos Get Kaleidoscopic in These Lenticular Prints
In Ingrid Burrington’s debut solo show, ‘Reconnaissance,' the artist and writer reminds us that no view of Earth is complete.
These Are the Hidden Buildings You Won't See in Amsterdam
Our architecture writer, Mark Minkjan, was sick in bed for a day and decided to search for hidden buildings and stories in Google Earth.
Archaeologists Find Mysterious Monument in Petra Using Satellite Imagery
For over two-thousand years, a massive, mysterious structure has been hiding in plain sight.
Microsoft Invented Google Earth in the 90s Then Totally Blew It
A long-forgotten Microsoft project from the late 1990s revolutionized how we saw the Earth and became the underpinning technology of Google Maps and Google Earth.
'Mars Trek' Is Google Earth for the Red Planet
It will be decades before we send humans to Mars. This app is here to hold you over.
Google Announces 'Project Sunroof' to Encourage People to Install Solar Panels
Using Google Earth data, it will provide a roadmap for installing solar panels on your home.
Behind The Scenes
Google Maps Went Mountain Climbing So You Don’t Have To
Climb “The Nose” of Yosemite Park from the comfort of your desk chair.
Satellites Offer a Psychedelic Perspective of Earthly Architecture
Travel photographer Federico Winer uses Google Earth to capture the chromatic quirks of planet Earth.