Waldo from Where's Waldo? has different names all over the world

This may come as a shock to some Americans, but Waldo from the Where's Waldo? books has different names throughout the world. In France he's called Charlie. In Norway, he's Willy. Germany? Walter. And in Britain, the home of the illustrator Martin Hanford and the original books, he's called Wally. » 11/07/14 1:10pm 11/07/14 1:10pm

Where's Waldo? Available to Play on Google Earth

Fans of Waldo, the geek in the striped beanie and glasses who'd pop up where you least expected, can now hunt him down on Google Earth. Canadian student Melanie Coles has installed a 55-foot painting of Waldo on a Vancouver rooftop, and expects other people to follow suit with their own Waldos. More below the gallery.

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