Google Maps

With Google Maps, available at maps.google.com, you can find businesses around your location or get driving directions to anywhere. Google Maps also offers virtual tours with Street View.

How to Open Embedded Google Maps in Full View

You may have come across Google Maps that are embedded in web pages like the one down here. This is not a static image but a live interactive map so you can zoom, pan, switch modes from satellite to terrain and so on.

Create Short URLs for Google Maps Links

Google Maps URLs are pretty unwieldy especially when sending over an IM, tweet or email. MapOf.it provides you a quick way to link to Google Maps by simply specifying the address of the location as a search parameter.

How Much Damage Can a Nuclear Bomb Cause?

Nuclear weapons cause catastrophic damage but have you ever wondered what would be the actual extent of this destruction if atomic bombs of various intensity were dropped on some city?

All Sea Piracy Related Incidents on a Google Map

With pirate attacks registering a dramatic increase in the past few months, the IMB Piracy Reporting Center has come up with a Live Piracy Map that shows all locations from where sea piracy related incidents have been reported.