I bet you're asking yourself how I got these? You're friendly neighborhood United States Geological Survey has all sorts of interesting things available free of charge on the internet these days. For high quality maps and imagery you have to pay, but for sample images like the ones here, its all free.
USGS Satellite Images of Urbana, and my house:
Far view of Urbana centered on my house
Closer view of the same area
Closeup view of the area immediately surrounding my house
An aerial photograph of my neighborhood
To get your own satellite images, check out the servers run by the USGS, Microsoft, and a few other companies: