When do you yield? Can you park that close to a fire hydrant? And, when do you give way to pedestrians? If you’re a well-seasoned driver, all of these questions will be simple to you, but to help new drivers practice the rules of the road, Bucharest-based Automobile Club of Romania is using Google Maps to teach real-life driving skills.
Curious about which greasy burger joints are most popular across the US? Honestly, it didn’t cross my mind until I found this interactive map that traces the Tweets coming out of fast food restaurants and measures which spots are frequented most. It’s basically Google Maps with a lot of added information about burger joints. The […]
These retro-styled postcards aren’t decades old, as one might assume. Rather, they’re created with aerial images from Google Maps and edited to give them that antique feel. Postcards From Above is a Tumblr project from art director Akos Papp that uses modern technology to create something truly nostalgic.
I love this, a strangely addictive nuke game where you can select a location using Google Maps, choose a nuclear warhead and boom. It shows you the size of the area affected by the detonation.
Google Maps has teamed up with Monopoly in what can only be described as a match made in heaven for all budding property tycoons. Based on the famous board game, you start with three million in the bank with a chance to buy any street in the world and develop it just as you want […]