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- This application find local twitter trends for your city. Just click on the map, and the trends will appear. Also uses the Yahoo Term Extraction API.
- New York Subway and Bus Maps with point to point directions. Useful and well designed.
- Comprehensive map of libraries in Denmark. Shows head libraries = Hovedbiblioteker. Shows public libraries = folkebiblioteker. Shows mobile libraries = Bogbusser.
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