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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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Edmund Fitzgerald sank 36 years ago on November 10th, 1975 in Lake Superior. All 29 crew members lost their lives that day. I had created this Google Maps Mashup in 2009 which shows the exact location of the tragedy in Lake Superior along with hometowns of the mariners on Edmund Fitzgerald who died. When the […]

Here’s a interesting Google Maps Mashup I created which maps out your twitter followers. The map animates thru 100 followers at a time. The information window at the location also shows the latest tweet by your Twitter follower. There is a previous and next buttons at the top which retrieves info on previous/next 100 followers. […]

My first map of 2011 is a Google Maps Mashup of US Law Enforcement Officers killed in line of duty in 2010. The data source for this mashup is “The Officer Down Memorial Page“. There were 162 Law Enforcement Officers killed in line of duty during 2010. The data in this mashup has been sorted […]

Today is New Year Day, so a thought occurred to me – “Is there a place called New Year?”. So I headed over to google search and typed in “New Year on Google Maps” and came upon a link from Google Earth Hacks. Yes there is indeed a place called “New Year”. It is located […]

If you ever felt the need for driving from Tokyo to Beijing, Google Maps has great driving directions available for you. There is just one problem. When you arrive at pacific coast in Southern Japan, Google Maps wants you to “Jet Ski” 782 km across Pacific Ocean to China. (#48 in the Directions List). Here […]

GeoEye has released this half-meter ground resolution satellite image taken on August 5th, 2010 from 423 miles in space, which shows a portion of Risalpur, located on the Kabul River in the Nowshera District in Pakistan’s Northwest Frontier Province. The image was taken after Risalpur experienced historic flooding not seen since 1929. The image shows […]

FORBES recently published a list of world’s happiest countries. The scandinavian countries seem to be doing pretty good with Denmark being ranked #1 followed by Finland, Norway and Sweden. United States has been ranked #14 with 57% Thriving, 40% Struggling and 3% suffering. The list ranks 155 countries which have been Google Mapped here at […]

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 […]

Heavy rains in northwestern Pakistan during July has led to massive flooding which has claimed 1400+ lives and entire villages being washed away. More than 3 million people have been affected. The extent of the flooding can be seen from this image from NASA of the affected areas. The image on the left shows the […]

Lately there’s a lot of talk about “Cloud Computing”. So what is Cloud Computing?. Quoting Wikipedia Cloud Computing is Internet-based computing, whereby shared resources, software, and information are provided to computers and other devices on demand, like the electricity grid Google Trends is a great tool where you can see when “Cloud Computing” started gaining […]