Instant Index: Google ‘Street View’ Goes Back in Time

By ABC News

Apr 23, 2014 9:10pm

From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the stories you’re talking about using #InstantIndex, or email us at, and they could appear on “World News.”

Man Gets ‘Bionic Eye’
Roger Pontz, from Michigan, is the fourth person to be fitted with a kind of bionic eye. He suffers from a degenerative disease. Doctors spent four and a half hours implanting electrodes on his eye. Electrical impulses are transmitted from the retina to the optic nerve and then the brain, allowing him to see shadows and light. There’s no sharp focus yet but doctors are calling this a game change.

Google ‘Street View’ Goes Back in Time
Google is providing a kind of time machine with its latest version of Google “Street View.” A new option lets you see what your home or a landmark looked like in the past. The vintage photos go back as far as 2007.


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