The Google Maps Ms. Pac-Man feature is superimposed on top of maps, allowing the user to play the game anywhere. Above, Ms. Pac-Man is outside the WGBH offices in Boston.

We asked our staff about the craziest intersections in the world and then played Ms. Pac-Man in Google Maps


When Google rolled out its April Fools’ Day Ms. Pac-Man maps feature, we used the opportunity to look at some of the weirder places in the world to play the game.


Startups in China are reigniting a passion for cycling

Lacing up for a jog.

How games are changing the way we stay fit

Free Syrian Army fighters snap a picture of an elderly man using a mobile phone in Old Aleppo, Syria.

In Aleppo, cell phones are helping some desperate Syrians find clean water

Car and smartphone

Our cars are becoming another device on the Internet of Things