Google presents global time-lapse views

Thanks to a new tool released by Google, NASA, the U.S. Geological Survey and Time magazine, the changes made to any location on Earth between 1984 and 2012 can be charted out.

As you can see above, the changes to Los Angeles aren’t all that drastic, but there are plenty crazy changes in other parts of the world:

For more info, check out TechNow’s coverage or go straight to the Google Earth Engine.

Photos: Google Earth Engine

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    I bet the most shocking will be the pictures of the Aral Sea, or what’s left of it.