A pentagram is a five-pointed star with a long history of symbolism throughout various cultures, dating back to the earliest writing of Mesopotamia. In ancient Greece, it could be found in the Pythagorean Pentacle as a “sign of recognition” among Pythagoreans. Across the globe, in Chinese tradition, the pentagram instead represents the Five Elements, or …
Here we have El Ojo, the Eye of the Earth. Located northwest of Buenos Aires, Argentina, this strange circular island rests just inside what appears to be an almost perfectly round body of water.
In June of 2016, intrepid Google Maps explorers found what they believed was a sea monster near Antarctica — possibly, they thought, evidence of the legendary Kraken.
In 1946-1947, Admiral Richard E. Byrd, of Hollow Earth fame, spearheaded Operation Highjump, a military training exercise in Antarctica. Many have since claimed that this was actually a cover-up for an alleged mission to destroy the last of the NAZIs.
Google Maps continues to be a great source of bizarre, and often humorous anomalies. Most of which turn out to be far different than you’d first imagine.
If you ever find yourself checking out The Stuart Hotel in Walton, Liverpool, you may think it’s just your ordinary historic pub. Until you look up at the windows.
A simple glitch or weird quirk of the camera can make any simple street scene in Google Maps turn into something out of a nightmare.