Mashups using the same API (11)
- View upcoming Toronto-area events on a Google Maps map. Uses Yahoo Pipes to sort and geocode each element.
- Astronomy and space focused mashup of Google video feeds (YouTube), del.icio.us links, Digg stories and global news.
- Search multiple photo sharing sites. Has technology that quantifies colors like red or blue in images, making it possible to show search results by color. Search phrases like: red flower in spring.
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