Google Gives the Curious a Glimpse Behind the Curtain

See inside one of Google's data centers in this guided tour.

While the Internet has become a part of our day-to-day lives, the data centers that drive everything tend to be kept out of the public eye.

It might not seem fair that Google can take pictures of just about everything from a satellite for Google Maps, and even more from terra firma for Street View, but it’s hidden its massive infrastructure from prying eyes.

That changed on Wednesday when Google unveiled a new site that provides an extensive look behind the curtains of the data centers that keep things humming all over the world.

Visit Google Data Centers for a look at the surprisingly colorful world of the Internet giant.