05/11/14 2:00pm

North Fork Google Satellite

I still remember that strange feeling I had the first time I ever saw my childhood home on Google Earth. How did they do that? A UFO?

Then Google rolled out the street view featured on it’s maps. To this day, it’s the single biggest motivating factor for me mowing my lawn and not getting the newspaper in Tony Soprano morningwear.

Now Google has something even cooler for us to waste time with, a timeline that allows you to scroll through Google Earth and Street View images as they were captured over the years.  (more…)