Friday, June 11, 2010

Google Maps Friday Fun

Geographically Challenged Clients from Hell

Client: “On that map of Maryland graphic… can you get rid of that jaggy thing? My client doesn’t like that.”

Me: “Uhh, that’s the Chesapeake Bay.”

Client: “I don’t think it’s part of Maryland, plus it’s annoying so delete it.”

... this discussion continues ... at Clients from Hell.

Street Luge

Google Sightseeing seem to have found the most beautiful spot in the world to practice your street luging. Just watch out for that Street View car.

Maps Inspired by Feature Films

  • Dude, Where's My Car?
G-Park is an iPhone application that let's you save the location of your parked car. Then when you wish to return to it you simply press the 'Where Did I Park?' button to view its location on a Google Map.

  • Where Eagles Dare
Eagles on Mull - Live tracking map of white-tailed eagles on the Island of Mull, Scotland.

  • Map of the Human Heart -
The NYU School of Medicine Virtual Microscope uses Google Maps to display and navigate scanned slides of microscopic images. And yes they do have a map of the human heart.

TGIF - All You Can Drink in New York

It is Friday so it seems a good time to share this map of all the boozy, all-you-can-drink brunches in NYC. This map comes care of Wined & Dines.


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