You never have to go outside again thanks to ‘Sounds of Street View’

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If you spend too much time in front of a computer (like many of us here), you may sometimes get a strange itch to stand up and go “outside.” You know, that bright place with all the loud noises and the people. But you don’t actually have to do that anymore, thanks to “Sounds of Street View,” a new experience for your web browser that adds ambient, site-specific noise to a few of the panoramic photos on Google Maps. Right now, it lets you click around and hear sounds recorded at the Place du Palais in Avignon, France; Hapuna Beach, Hawaii; and Balboa Park, San Diego, California.

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