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Google StreetView Captures Kid Wiping Out On Bike

Google StreetView Invades Privacy, Also Spreads HumiliationThere are many defining moments in our lives; getting a driver's license, going to college, having your first (legal) drink, etc. etc. One of those moments is riding a bicycle without training wheels -- a shaky period that quite often results in some skinned knees and shame. Learning to ride with just your parents watching is tough, but imagine if your youthful bicycle failings were posted permanently for the entire world to see. That's just what Google's StreetView has done, capturing a poor kid having a massive crash on his bike in frame-by-frame agony.

Okay, so maybe it's not as bad as getting caught walking out of a strip club or breaking into a building, and you can't see the kid's face so there's a bit of anonymity here, but just the same, we're glad our childhood bicycle failures were completed in the pre-StreetView era. [Source: GoogleMaps, via Kensington, Victoria]

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