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The Internet Bargain Center allows users to find eBay bargains near their zip code, college, or airport. Also pick out colleges and airports in a particular state using Google Maps.
The Racial Dot Map is a unique way of visualizing racial diversity in America. Users can easily see a geographic breakdown of population density by race.
RideDog aims to help cyclists find and map the best road rides, mountain bike trails and cyclocross rides. Useful for discovering new routes in your own communities or while traveling.
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At the The Next Web Hackathon in Amsterdam, developers played with a lot of new APIs. One that caught our attention is the Gbanga Puppetmaster API. Gbanga is a location-aware gaming platform, intended for use with games where walking around within the real world matter. It's released one game, Gbanga Famiglia, a mobile phone-based app using a theme of mafia families taking over areas and finding loot. Much more exciting, however, is its API, which allows for quests within Famiglia, and other, separate location-based games.
There is a new wave of mapping APIs that are helping developers provide better location feedback to users. These "reverse geocoders" do more than just return an address. Instead, they provide meaningful names associated with the place, such as a business. In some cases, it gets even more specific.
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