Google Maps "Getting Started" video
Oct 05, 2007 EN
Funny and interesting Google(TM) Maps Views Here is a selection of some nice map-segments you can find via Google Maps. Please note that the "aerial imagery" database will be updated sooner or later. So it's possible that several Markers I created will be outdated sometime. Google Search - worldwide Google Search in different countries/languages... Google Maps "Getting Started" video Google has created a "Getting Started" video for Google Maps. It should help educate people about the features in Google Maps. Most popular photos of Panoramio This KML-file features the most popular photos of Panoramio in Google Earth/Maps. Maho Beach plane landing Maho Beach in St. Maarten on Netherlands Antilles is famous for its spectacular plane landings at Princess Juliana Airport. Claes Oldenburg - selected artwork Claes Oldenburg is an artist born in Stockholm, Sweden. Here is a collection of his famous worldwide public art installations: Hat in Three Stages of Landing (1982), Spoonbridge and Cherry (1988), Free Stamp (1991), Shuttlecocks (1994), Saw, Sawing (1996), Houseball (1996), Flying Pins (2000), Dropped Cone in Köln (2001), Cupid's Span (2002) Lombard Street One of the most famous streets in San Francisco is the curvy Lombard Street. It's a one-way street from west to east. The world's largest moose Aka "The Trojan Moose" is a plan to build a restaurant, concert hall and conference center inside a wooden moose. It is located in Sweden on top of Vithatten mountain. Stonehenge and replicas Throughout the USA are these (funny) replicas of the famous Stonehenge stone formation. "Street View" introduction Google has created a introduction for the Street View feature in Google Maps. If you want to see Street View in action you can use the new GLOTTER Street View service http://www.glotter.com/streetview And the best of all - from now on you can even embed Street View in your own GLOTTER entries! Tutorial: KML creation with other applications Besides the creation tool of GLOTTER you can also use third-party-tools within Google Maps, Google Earth or Google Spreadsheets to create, import and edit KML. When you have created your KML you can upload it to a new GLOTTER entry. When you have finished creating your KML you can upload the file to a new entry and promote it on GLOTTER! BTW: If this tutorial is too complicated for you you can still use GLOTTER's easy Marker creation tool ;-) Car parking vertically on house wall in Den Haag Zoom in, see and believe it ;-) Related entry: http://www.glotter.com/entry-1415 U2 - Where the streets have no name The video for "Where the streets have no name" was filmed on the rooftop of a liquor store in Downtown/Los Angeles in 1987. Unfortunately the local police shut down the video shoot because large crowds gathered on surrounding streets and blocked the traffic. The Music video won the Grammy for Best Performance Music Video in 1989. Google Inc. headquarters The Google Inc. headquarters (Googleplex) are located in Mountain View, California. The Witch's House in Beverly Hills The Witch's House (Spadena House) in Culver City/Beverly Hills was built in 1921 for a movie studio. Nowadays the house is privately owned. Latest Imagery updates in Google Earth This KML, released by Google, shows the latest imagery updates in Google Earth/Maps. New imagery gets imported about two times a month and all updated areas are highlighted with red outlines. Kuriose Ortsnamen Hier sind einige zum Teil wirklich kuriose Ortsnamen verzeichnet: Bsp. Hell (Norwegen), Boring Road (Oregon), Pee Road (Hawaii), Loveland (Colorado), Batman (Türkei), ... Wer möchte schon gerne in Tuntenhausen (Bayern) oder in Fucking (Oberösterreich) wohnen? Upside-down buildings There are two houses named "WONDERWORKS" in Orlando, Florida and in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee that are built upside-down ;-) The longest way 1.0 Cool video of the one year walk "The Longest Way 1.0" by Christoph Rehage. Sony Bravia spot filmed in New York Cool animation spot ("Play-Doh Bunnies" by Passion Pictures) filmed for Sony Bravia in August 2007. Location: Foley Square, New York City. Music: The Rolling Stones - She's a Rainbow. Some interesting statistics: 40 animators; 189 2ft bunnies; 150 1ft cubes; a 30ft giant rabbit and a 10ft x 20ft purple wave; 2.5 tonnes of plasticine.