Google showing a special OneBox for the FIFA World Cup, the international football tournament that'll start Friday in South Africa. If you search for "world cup", you can see a list of the teams and the upcoming matches.
You can use Historical Imagery feature in Google Earth to see the transformation over the years. Open up Google Earth, turn on the Historical Imagery layer by clicking on the clock button at the top, and slide the bar to travel through time.
To make it easier for people to find all these great places, South African Tourism have provided information on the most important sights. Visit maps.google.com/exploresouthafrica to start virtually exploring South Africa.
To make it easy for you to customize your photos to show the world which team you're cheering for, Picnik launched a set of football-themed photo effects in Picnik. With just a few clicks, you can add digital face paint, soccer-themed stickers and team flag overlays, customized for each of the 32 qualifying teams..