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- Map search to locate Recycling Centers and a guide to recycling from home. There is also a store to shop for recycling stuff.
- This mashup helps locate safety shelters in India. With Tropical Cyclone Phailin closing in on land many people will be looking to find safety.
- Map with homicides reported direct from the old bailey. Historical and current, plotted by location. Filter out certain types of weapons.
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