The face of Jesus in a field, a lake of blood and the strangest cloud ever: What in the world is going on with Google Maps?
A building shaped like a swastika, the son of God’s face in a field and a very disturbing lake in Iraq… You’d think that searching on Google Maps would be a rather mundane task – but it is clearly full of surprises. These are just some of the bizarre images that have cropped up while trawling the search engine’s geo-location software. So if anyone can explain how a car was parked vertically on the side of a building in the Netherlands, please let us know.
Face of Jesus
Amazing face: This massive image of Jesus was spotted while searching Google Maps in Hungary
There is no doubt in our minds that this is clearly an image of Son of God Himself, so we’ll be listing this field on ebay just as soon as we obtain the deeds. In the meantime we’ll be selling copies of this image for £1,000 each. That is, unless this isn’t Jesus?
Iraq’s Bloody Lake
This blood-red lake outside Iraq’s Sadr City garnered a fair share of macabre speculation when it was noticed in 2007. One tipster told the tech blog Boing Boing that he was “told by a friend” that slaughterhouses in Iraq sometimes dump blood into canals. No one has offered an official explanation, but it’s more likely that the color comes from sewage, pollution or a water-treatment process.
In plane sight
They probably failed their driving test: Odd car parking in Westenbergstraat, Netherlands.
A Face in the Clay
The Naked Man
The Robed Figures
Cruise missile or jet? This Google Earth image taken over Utah has been the discussion of much debate. Some say it’s a missile, others say it’s a jet with black wings. Google Earth has plenty of examples of planes, helicopters — even hot air balloons — caught in flight, but this cruise missile, thought to have been fired during military training exercises in the Utah mountains, might be the most unlikely capture yet. If it is, in fact, a cruise missile. Many dispute the image and say it’s merely an airplane. You be the judge, but if you look closely, the “missile” appears to have wings.\
UFO or Lens Flare?
The Blue Tree
In Plane Sight
The Giant Pliers
Losing a grip on reality? These giant pliers seemed to have a hold on this house in the West Midlands.
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