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Bye Bye, Addresses: What3Words Gives Every World Location a 3-Word Address

Google Maps can take you anywhere around the world. Google Maps alternatives like Bing Maps and Apple Maps are also catching up. So, you’d be right to wonder why another mapping service is joining the fight—and how is it using just three words to describe any address on the planet?
What Is what3words?
It’s a three-word address for any place on the map. what3words is an innovative mapping platform that wants to cut your dependence on large (and sometimes unpronounceable) street addresses.
It makes it simpler by giving each 3m x 3m square on the map a unique three word address. For instance, The White House is kicks.mirror.tops.
You can use what3words in the browser and with its mobile apps. In short, it gives you an alternative way of typing an address:
The world map is divided into grids. Each square grid is 3m x 3m, so there are 57 trillion squares. Every square has a unique three-word address that can be found and shared via the map. The real-life benefits aren’t difficult to u..

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Google Maps Rejects Flat Earth Theory

Google has updated Google Maps so that it no longer shows Earth as a flat plane. Instead, when you zoom out far enough, the view switches to a 3D globe. This shows the Earth as a sphere, with all of the countries and continents the correct dimensions.
Despite the overwhelming evidence to the contrary, there are people out there who think the Earth is flat rather than a sphere. The reasons differ from person to person, as does the levels of sincerity. But Flat-Earthers are amongst us, regardless.
Which is why some people aren’t too happy with the latest Google Maps update.
Google Maps Is Technically Correct Google Maps has, until now, used a Mercator projection of Earth. A Mercator projection displays Earth as a flat map, as if the globe has been pulled apart and flattened. Mercator projections are mostly used for nautical purposes.
The problem with Mercator projections is that countries and continents become distorted as you move away from the equator. Which as far as Google Maps i..

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