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The mad science of Google Labs

The latest from Google's experimental department

You know Gmail and Google Maps, but have you seen the latest and greatest from Google's experimental labs section?

Google Public Data Explorer

In recent years, various governments have released gigantic databases of public data on subjects ranging from birth rates to public funds to private donations. The problem: there's so much data that finding the important information can be difficult. Luckily, locating the good stuff in huge databases happens to be Google's speciality.

Google Goggles

Google Goggles lets you search on the go, using pictures instead of words. Submit a picture of something you want more information on - such as a landmark or a product menu - and Google will automatically search for it.

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