Google's New Zip Line Yet Another Reason to Hate Your Office They built a new building at Google's Mountain View campus, but it happened to be separated from the building with the cafeteria in it by a ravine. While the logical solution would be to build a bridge, not at Google. No, they built a zip line. The insurance this company has must be great . Unfortunately, the city of Mountain View didn't like the idea as much as those crazy Googlers. When the folks responsible for building the zip line (as well as a really rickety looking beam of a "bridge") came back from a weekend, both were gone. The man is always trying to keep those who work for a gigantic corporation down! I'd build a zip line in my office, but there's not enough of a slope between my bedroom and kitchen. [Google Blog ]