Geeking Out With MapsOctober 29, 2008
We’re big map geeks. We love anything that saves us time, makes us more productive, or is a Google Maps mash-up. We’ve discovered some especially useful ones recently and wanted to share them with you!
The first allows you to browse a Google map, click anywhere, and receive an instant postal address for that location. We’ve found it to be surprisingly accurate. Check it out HERE.
The next one populates movie theaters on a map. When you click on a theater, the movie times pop up. Sweet!
This next one is a lot of fun. If you were ever a kid, we’re sure you used to wonder what would happen if you dug a hole all the way to the other side of the world. I still have unfinished holes at certain beaches. Well THIS new Google Maps mash-up will tell you just that. Plug in a city or an exact address and it spits back the exact location of the “other side of the planet.” Groovy.
Ever wanted to meet up halfway with someone, say for coffee or a slice of pizza? Now you can save yourself the hassle of figuring out both a midpoint AND a meeting spot by using MeetWays.com.
A GPS system in your car makes this next one obsolete, but for those of us without one, try FindItOnMyWay.com. You tell it where you’re coming from, where you’re headed, and what you need on the way. FindItOnMyWay figures out your best options.
Gentrify allows you to browse a map and check off boxes for everything from bars to Buddhist Temples. Browse your area and see what you may be missing.