MIBAZAAR Blog

This page is a Weblog of the Google Maps Mashups I have created and other interesting mashups I have found on the web

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CPJ (Committee to Protect Journalists) website lists journalists from around the world who were killed in line of duty. There have been 825 journalists killed since 1992. In 2010 alone, 45 journalists have been killed. Here at mibazaar I have created a map (Google Maps) of journalists killed in 2010. The map has numbered markers […]

this beach house owned by swindler Bernie Madoff in Montauk (Google Earth View). (also view in Google Maps).(found at ValleyWag) and then you might end up here…

There have been numerous piracy incidents reported lately off the coast of Somalia. Numerous other piracy incidents around the world have also been reported as shown in this Google Maps Mashup. This Map shows all the piracy and robbery incidents in 2008 which were reported to International Maritime Bureau.

The recent spate of shootings in Chicago have been mapped out on Google Maps by a producer at CBS News, Chicago. There were a total of 36 shootings with 10 of them being fatal. Here is a Google Maps View of the Chicago Gun Violence Locations from Friday afternoon April 18th, through April 23. (via […]

Here’s a cool Google Maps Mashup of current World Wide Pirate Attacks. (Found at Forbes Reporter – David M. Ewalt’s Blog)

A gunman walked into (04/16/2007) a dorm and then into a classroom at Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA) and killed 32 people in what is now the Deadliest shooting rampage in US History. (more at CNN, CBS, BBC) (Note: The shooting Monday at Virginia Tech occurs in the same week, eight years ago, as the shooting […]

Here’s Google Maps View of America’s Safest and most unsafest states to live in 2007 as compiled by Morgan Quinto and reported by CNN North Dakota – SafestNevada – Most Unsafe

Time Magazine has come out with a list of what they they think is the Top 25 Crimes of the Century. Here’s a Google Maps View of the Top 25 Crimes. (ProgrammableWeb has this mashup listed today under “Best New Mashups”).(This mashup mentioned on 03/16/2007 by Mike Pegg at GoogleMapsMania)

Police in New York are searching for a man who mugged a 101 year old woman for $33 at 172-90 Highland Avenue, Queens, NY (Google Maps View). Video of the incident. (Source New York Post)

A 3 day old girl was abducted from Covenant Lakeside hospital (Google Maps View) in Lubbock Texas by a woman posing as a nurse. Quoting CNN: Officers are hunting a 5-foot-3-inch woman seen on security cameras in pink scrubs with purple and blue flowers. The African-American infant, Mychael Darthard-Dawodu, has jaundice and weighs about 6 […]