Daily Archives: February 10, 2009

Treasure Hunting Via Google Earth

Treasure maps are so last century.

According to the Telegraph, an LA man has now used the Internet and Google Earth to find a shipwreck that he claims is filled with silver and gold.

The location of the swamped Spanish ship is somewhere along the coast of Texas.

He is suing for the right to dig up what he believes is his treasure.

If you aren’t into sunken ships, Urlesque has the top 10 views captured by Google Street Maps, including passed out drunks, rescued kitties and bicycle accidents.

There are more unusual Street view captures at the Google Street View Gallery.

And here are some videos mocking Google’s invasive in your neighborhood vibe.

Worms!

No, it’s not a fancy shrimp from a Japanese restaurant.

It’s a bone eating worm from the deep blue sea called the Osedax.

Mental Floss has 6 Weird Worms that have to be seen to be believed and details about them that make them even odder.

One Australian crawler is blue. There’s one variety called the pig butt worm because of what it resembles. Another was thought to be extinct until a few years ago.

Check out this link to a video of a ribbon worm.