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Google Maps Is Still Directing Women Seeking Abortions to Pro-Life Clinics — and a Memorial for the ‘Unborn’

In areas where abortion access is under threat, misleading or wrong results are common, a VICE News analysis found.
Carter Sherman
David Uberti
9.6.19
tech-internet

The People Paid to Dox Airbnb Addresses

In response to a need to enforce short term rental legislation, an industry of companies has popped up tasked with finding the real addresses of Airbnbs and other properties.
Joseph Cox
8.22.19
Google

This Artist Is Hacking Google to Create Surreal Street View Art

Brooklyn-based artist Jason Isolini has inserted over 42 immersive pieces of art into Google Maps’s Street View tool.
Caroline Haskins
6.19.19
Google

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.
Dhruv Mehrotra
Brendan Byrne
10.24.18
Weekend Recommendations

You Need to Check Out 'Three Billboards' and More This Weekend

Find your favorite new animations with Cartoon Hangover, meet 'Thelma,' and check out the newest 'No Vacancy' popup art show.
VICE Staff
11.10.17
outer limits

Following a Google Map to Nowhere Is Easy. Getting Out Is Hard

The connected map, the GPS dot, is a different sense of safety than the static map.
Michael Byrne
11.1.17
outer limits

I Broke My Phone Biking 180 Miles Alone in Europe

Without being able to reliably use GPS, I felt lost.
Lisa Cumming
10.23.17
Technology

Google Maps' Calorie-Counting Cupcake Feature Removed Following Backlash

The company quickly got rid of its iOS feature after a torrent of criticism yesterday.
Mayukh Sen
10.17.17
Quttinirpaaq National Park

This Remote Arctic Park in Canada Can Now Be Visited on Google Street View

Fewer than 50 people visit Quttinirpaaq National Park on Ellesmere Island IRL each year.
Jacob Dubé
10.12.17
Terraform

When Is It Time to Disobey GPS Directions?

“She had ignored her phone’s instructions.”
Becky Ferreira
9.22.17
National Aboriginal Day

Google Maps Will Now Display More Than 3,000 Indigenous Lands in Canada

The announcement comes on National Aboriginal Day.
Bryson Masse
6.21.17
50 states of art

187 Photos Map a Photographer's Love for Louisville

It took three years and a whole lot of walking for artist Michael Winters to rediscover his hometown.
Sean Neumann
6.3.17
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