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Nonexistent town in Google maps
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Interesting article in the Telegraph about “Argleton,” a town that appears in Google maps but does not, apparently, exist in the real world. The best theory I’ve heard is that the town is a “trap” intended to catch those who steal map data. [Thanks, Glen!]


I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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