Google Street View is a navigational tool used to help directionally challenged folks find their way around the world. But since its debut in 2007, the income and time challenged have also used it to virtually tour the world, giving the phrase ‘staycation’ a whole other meaning.
Here’s something else Google Street View offers users: insights into some f***ed up ish captured while the vehicles roam and map the streets, things like dead bodies, kids shooting kids, drunks passed out in their sick, underage smoking, assault and drug dealing, to list a few.
After the break, check out some of the illest, rawest sights captured by Street View.
Above, the day Google Street View launched in Brazil, two bodies were captured by Google’s cameras in Rio, prompting the Brazilian government to request Google take down the images.
A kid aims a gun at another kid. We’re hoping that he’s holding a toy guy and not the real thing.
Fights are common occurrences on Street View.
Once in a while Street View will come across a marriage proposal, in lieu of a beat down.
A dead deer caught in the Google Street View cameras.