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Google Maps Extends Coverage Through North Korea, Includes Gulags
2013-01-29 11:29:32

Though the country is at war with its neighbors and closely watched by the US and the rest of the world, Google has found it fitting to play neutral with North Korea and cover the country in Google Maps.

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2011-04-19 13:15:00

On Tuesday, Google started to allow users to add more details to its US maps through an editing tool that already has been used to create and refine maps in other countries.

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2011-04-01 07:00:00

Google Inc announced Thursday that volunteers from around the globe are using the search giant’s mapping service to help it map out the world, which includes previously inaccessible areas.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.