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Blue McDonald’s logo

by Ryan watern on May.13, 2019, under 3D Models, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, California, Denmark, England, Germany, Google Earth News, Google Earth Tips, Google Sky, Google maps, Hawaii, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Natural Landmarks, Netherlands, Sightseeing, Street Views, USA

The city of Sedona in Arizona have very strict building regulations, so when this McDonald’s was built in 1993 they did not allow the famous bright yellow M logo. Sedona city officials thought it would intrude too much on the scenery of red rock mountains surrounding the town. In the end they agreed to turquoise …

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The perspective from Google Earth can change the way you see things

by Mickey Mellen on Apr.08, 2014, under 3D Models, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, California, Denmark, England, Germany, Google Earth News, Google Earth Tips, Google Sky, Google maps, Hawaii, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Natural Landmarks, Netherlands, Sightseeing, Street Views, USA

It’s a common joke that when people first open up Google Earth and can explore any place on earth, they first go and find their own house. We’ve all done it. However, even viewing your own house in Google Earth can be a great experience, as it provides a perspective that we rarely get to see.

When I took my first flying lesson 20 years ago, I remember flying over my home town and simply being lost. It was a small city and I’d lived there for years, but the perspective took me a while to grasp. A recent post on Distractify shows famous landmarks from a wider perspective, which makes many of them seem quite different.

A great example is this photo of the Pantheon of Rome, as seen from inside the McDonald’s across the way:

mcdonald's pantheon

Another good one is this photo of The Alamo in Texas, as seen from above:

the alamo

Some of the sights are certainly eye-opening. Check out their full article to see them all.

Which is your favorite?

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