New user-interface goes into beta over next few weeks, full launch to come at end of summer
GeoGuessr may be the most addictive game on the web. Will Coldwell loses himself in it
An atlas drawn in 1593, complete with mythical creatures, could fetch more than £500,000
User on photo sharing site imgur claimed strange creature was result of time-lapse photos put together
Google has denied accusations that one of its Street View cars struck and injured a donkey in Botswana. The California-based company was forced to respond after a Google Street View image of what some claimed was an injured beast was widely shared online.
Denial comes after Twitter users posted images from Google Maps of what appears to be a dead donkey lying in a road
It is every explorer’s wish to discover unmapped territory – but few expect to undiscover territory that is already mapped. That is what happened to a team of Australian scientists who found themselves sailing through what appeared on charts as a large island during a research trip in the South Pacific.
Sleek, elegant lines; a classy metallic finish; a prohibitive price... it must be an Apple product!
Jon Rafman's new exhibition is dedicated to odd Google Street View photographs. Is he a pioneer or a plagiarist? Tim Walker finds out
Composers / programmers / producers Erik Honore and Jan Bang, who assisted Arve Henriksen on the superb Cartography, plough a similar furrow for Crime Scenes.
Europe's largest antiquarian map fair opens in London next week, providing a glimpse of the creative ways cartographers drew the landscape hundreds of years ago.
Massimo De Martini's face assumes a look of concentrated pleasure as he slips the delicate sheet of paper, 16in by 27in, from its protective plastic sleeve.
Scenic setting is full of surprises
As a fascinating new exhibition shows, it's not always what they put in that matters – but what they leave out
York has come top of the Google Street View awards after its historic lane 'The Shambles', a tiny cobbled street which lies in the shadow of the city's famous Minster and dates back to the fourteenth century, was voted Britain's most picturesque street.
The world’s biggest military aircraft graveyard, known as the ‘The Boneyard’, can now be seen in fantastic Google Earth satellite images which capture the strange and intricate patterns made by 2,600 acres of dilapidated planes.