Wikihood: Combines Wikipedia and Google Maps, a new way of history and geography exploration

Wikihood

Last week I introduced Qwiki, an interactive Wikipedia player that plays Wikipedia entries like a video with voice annotation and subtitles.  Wikipedia’s potential is really unlimited, today I’ll introduce yet another web app that presents Wikipedia’s information in an innovative way.

Wikihood, today’s featured web app, combines Wikipedia and Google Maps to teach us history and geography.

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Qwiki: Awesome Wikipedia Web App That Plays Content Like a Video

Yes, you heard my right.  This web app is a Wikipedia player and plays wiki content.  It totally changed my conception about “wiki” and “information”.  Wikipedia becomes something truly enjoyable.  How?  With video, voice annotation and interactive menu.  Amazing, isn’t?  This is a web app that I highly recommend without hesitation.

Qwiki Wikipedia Player - Main Screen

Qwiki is a revolutionary user interface of Wikipedia.  It pulls content from Wikipedia but re-packaged them in an interactive and media-rich way.

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