The everyday in Google Maps

Posted to Miscellaneous  |  Nathan Yau

With his usual cleverness, Christoph Niemann illustrates the everyday as Google maps. My favorite is the omelet highway. Oh what a twisty and confusing highway this GPS-less life is.

[Thanks, Tom]

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