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The Onion has published a companion Google map to promote their new laugher of a world atlas, Our Dumb World. Click on the markers in the map below for gems like Brazil ("Boasting some of the sexiest people ever to be stabbed repeatedly at night..."), France ("Heated conversation that will ultimately end in sex..."), and Mexico ("Now Hiring 2.4 Million Busboys").

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In other Google Maps news, a new "terrain" layer has been added, giving added texture and depth to such exotic locales as Angeles National Forest. Check it out after the jump. Google has also made it easier to collaborate on custom maps.

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Thanks to Brady @ O'Reilly for the heads up on the Onion map.