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- See George W's life history plotted on this Google Map.
- An interactive map that displays news for the specific country you click on. A Google Maps, Google News, and Geonames.org mashup.
- The site mashes up San Francisco public-school and marijuana-dispensary data. The map shows walking distances from each public school to the nearest marijuana dispensary and vice versa.
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