Google Maps hides an image of the Android robot pissing on Apple

Someone at Google is probably getting fired.


A small patch of terrain in Google Maps just south of the Pakistani city of Rawlpindi has been found to contain a bizarre image of the Android robot urinating on the Apple logo.

The image, apparently an Easter egg added by a Google employee or data provider, remains visible on Google Maps itself . While some parts of Google’s mapping data are user-editable, the base terrain information isn’t, suggesting that whoever inserted the image has privileged access – and perhaps thought it wouldn’t be found.

Unsurprisingly, the real terrain underneath bears no resemblance to the picture, (loosely) adapted from a famous panel of Bill Waterson’s newspaper strip Calvin and Hobbes.

Google was unable to comment by press time.

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