bikingIt’s no secret that Google is slowly taking over the world. They control a good chunk of the world’s online content and a whole lotta the population’s personal information (forever), they’ve copied the world’s books, mapped the world’s streets and skies and most recently, the nation’s bike routes.

When you go to Google Maps, select your starting and ending location and choose “bicycling” from the drop-down menu of transportation methods. They already have data on bike lanes, recommended streets and trails for 150 cities nationwide. With all the one-way streets and hills in this town, we admit biking can be a little tricky. Personally, we gave it up once we realized biking up a hill was more work than it was worth (especially when you live 3 blocks from campus). read more »

Google, NOOOOO!
After discovering the latest omen of the world’s coming demise, the Clog encourages Berkeley students to put down their books and enjoy their short-lived time on earth.

Google should really watch where it’s revving its search engines. On Thursday, a car that was recording a street view in rural New York totally rammed a little deer … and caught it all on video. Google proceeded to censor the snuff film, taking it down and replacing it with much less hart-wrenching footage.

Google also immediately jumped to its own defense and was all, “Lyke, don’t even worry about it guyz. Bambi and friends be killed all the time on da streetz.” Well, you know–in so many words … So not cool, Google. read more »