See that strange-looking tricycle in Ann Arbor? Smile, it's the Google cam
Photo courtesy of U-M
Don't be alarmed, it's Google.
A Google tricycle is weaving through U-M's Ann Arbor campus to capture a 360-degree view of the area. The tricycle isn't just sticking to the streets either. It's also hitting U-M's walkways and plazas.
The images will be used to provide detailed views of U-M's campus for Google Earth users. When the tricycle's task is finished, prospective students may be able to get a feel of the expansive campus without ever stepping foot in Ann Arbor.
So, if you see a strange-looking tricycle outfitted with a large camera, smile, because you could be memorialized by the World Wide Web's most widely used search engine and map provider.