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Using data from Google's map-based photo-sharing site Panoramio, a developer created a heat map of the most photogenic places on Earth, or at least the ones that draw the most shutterbugs. Tour our curated gallery.
Australian researchers at CSIRO have developed a handheld laser mapping system that has allowed them to create the very first 3D model of the Tower of Pisa's interior.
Google has added a virtual view of the 13th century Wieliczka Salt Mine in Poland, including its glorious cathedral carved entirely out of rock salt.
The Scottish Ten is undergoing a detailed survey of the Sydney Opera House as part of its project to digitally preserve UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is home to towering cedars that are thousands of years old. Google has captured views of the forest in winter.
The Restroom Cultural Park showcases loos from around the world. Drop in to the Mr. Toilet House and, er, unload.
Fulfilling a lifelong dream, singer Sarah Brightman has booked a seat on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft for a 10-day visit to the International Space Station.
When architect Max Berg observed the debut of Poland's Centennial Hall in 1913, little did he know that the massive concrete dome he designed would host a futuristic light show 99 years later.
With the launch of its World Wonders Project, Google is making it easy for users to get up close and personal with 132 world-famous sites, without needing a passport.
Initiatives to entice women into tech careers are becoming more common — but how necessary are they really?