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- Puts Skype Presence icons on a Google Map. From Japan thus can be slow in US.
- Great mashup: video of racing through Paris in one window while course is drawn realtime on a map in another. In 1978 filmmaker Claude Lelouch put a gyro-stabilized camera on a Ferrari 275 GTB with a...
- Public restrooms in San Francisco on a Goolge Map. Handy, if you happen to have access to this when you need it.
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