The earth I tread on is not a dead inert mass. It is a body, has a spirit, is organic, and fluid to the influence of its spirit—and to whatever particle of the spirit is in me.
You trust me, don’t you, kitten? But you should be scared. Just a little…
THIS IS SO FUCKING DANGEROUS. It’s a terrible idea.
Bath, England, UK
- Sally Lunn’s House, North Parade Passage
-The Oldest House in Bath
We can all be Marty McFly thanks to a new tool in Google Street View that offers seven years of views from street corners around the globe
A lot can change in seven years: buildings rise and lanscapes change. Whether you’re standing near the ocean in Japan or in the middle of Times Square, your view will likely be quite different in less than a decade.
That’s the premise behind Google Maps’ newest time-lapse tool, launched today. Since it was released in 2007, Google Street View has allowed users to explore a given area from the perspective of walking along a sidewalk, but with the new tool, they’ll actually be able to see how the street and its surroundings have changed.
Read more and see more images at Smithsonian.com.
Photography by Porus Khareghat (Mumbai, India); Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve, Chandrapur, India
The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives. She went on olden-day sailing ships with Joseph Conrad. She went to Africa with Ernest Hemingway and to India with Rudyard Kipling. She travelled all over the world while sitting in her little room in an English village.
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