From crazy camera glitches to timely pranks to elaborate performance art pieces, Google Street View has captured some surprising images.
Google Street View began in 2007 with coverage of just five cities. Over the past decade, the camera-equipped car, aerial drones and the on-foot trekkers have captured some interesting images from locations around the world.
For example, here's a picture of a skier on the very green slopes of Mont Blanc, near the border of France and Italy.
Originally published April 23, 2018 and updated as weird new Google Street View images are spotted.
We kind of hope these two men in Dhaka, Bangladesh are operating a mobile dentist pop-up.
1000 scarecrows stand in a field in Finland. They're called "The Silent People," and they're the work of artist Reijo Kela.
These two men in Bergen, Norway were dressed up in scuba gear just as the Google Street View car drove by.
Neither snow nor rain, nor men smoking cigarettes on the mailbox, nor gloom of night shall keep Manhattan's mail couriers from picking up your tax return on time.
This daring seagull, photographed in Rockaway Park, Queens, wears white 365 days a year, even after Labor Day.
Here's a scene, captured in Wallingford, Connecticut, of a man preparing to shoot an arrow at a can atop another man's head.
When you gotta go, you gotta go. This man had to go while walking in La Paz, Mexico.
This painter in Kensington Gardens in London is capturing the scene the old-fashioned way. Street View captured him capturing the scene.
Dogs aren't the only animals spotted by the Google Street View car. This alligator was hanging out near a rack of canoes in the Florida Everglades.
A drone snapped a photo of a bear fishing in Kurile Lake in Russia.
Maybe Santa's missing a reindeer. This one ran across the road in northern Norway at just the right moment for the Street View car to snap its picture.
This Portland man took a relaxing summer stroll with a cockatoo perched on his hand.
Artist Ben Kinsley choreographed several vignettes on Sampsonia Way, in the Pittsburgh historic district, timed to coincide with the arrival of the Google Street View car in 2008. One of these vignettes was a parade with a marching band, a color guard team and...
Kinsley created a vignette of a mad scientist zapping two people into heart-eyed lovebirds.
Those aren't humans waiting at the bus stop in Nagoro, Japan. Those are just a few of the hundreds of rag dolls created by Tsukimi Ayano as stand-ins for her former neighbors, who have either moved away from the village or died.
This Raleigh, North Carolina house either has an AT-AT walker lawn ornament, or it's about to get blasted off the (Google) map by the Imperial ground forces.
This person in a horse mask and cozy bathrobe created this scene for the Street View vehicle in Victoria, British Columbia.
You can enter the Edmonton Corn Maze in Alberta, Canada via Street View, but good luck finding your way out.
This woman in a dress and heels was seen rolling a suitcase through the New Mexico desert, just outside of Roswell. There is nothing but desert for miles in either direction.
This Wisconsin home had been freshly pranked when the Google Street View car drove by.
Did someone order a sedan to go? This car in Santa Cruz, California was wrapped in plastic by local pranksters.
The fire department in Sherwood, Arkansas put out this fire, but not before the Street View car captured their heroic efforts.
This wedding in Cardiff, Wales was photographed in 2008. By 2014, this location had been converted into a Subway sandwich shop.
Google Street View captured this bride and groom, trailed by their wedding guests, walking near the Shimogamo-Jinja Shrine in Kyoto, Japan.
These terrifying Halloween decorations in Chicago were preserved for posterity. We checked twice to be sure this photo was taken in October.
These cyclists in Poland were separated from their feet by a glitch in the camera.
If anyone in Anchorage, Alaska is missing two pairs of legs, we found them.
These two Google Street View vehicles found each other in northern Argentina.
There were are a whole lot of Street View cars in Monterey, California in March of 2012.
This cyclist found himself behind the Street View car in Victoria, Australia. So, he did what many people in December 2016 did to celebrate the presence of a camera: He dabbed all the way down the street.
Every time the Google Street View car passes by this corner in Belfast, Northern Ireland, there happen to be white utility vans ready for their close-up.
Working at Google has its perks. One is knowing just when the Street View car is going to pass. These people from the company's London office decided to organize a "flash mob" for the occasion.
Here's an Easter egg for Harry Potter fans: You can take a stroll down Diagon Alley via Google Street View. The street is located inside of Warner Bros. Studio in London.
This aptly-named Arizona freeway was photographed at night... or does it look like that all the time?
Here is someone -- or something -- dressed as a sea creature at Mission Beach in San Diego.
This eye-catching cherry blossom is the main attraction at Maruyama Park in Kyoto, Japan.
Here's the street view where the Kevin Costner-led classic Field of Dreams was filmed in Dyersville, Iowa.
A worker plays shovel guitar on the side of the road in Marseilles, Illinois.
Here's a snapshot of a cat pooping in Tver Oblast, Russia.
A Google Street View glitch captures the upper body of a Ramones fan in New York.
Another Google Street View glitch completely messes up this woman's head in Amsterdam.