A Maps App That Takes You the Scenic Route

There’s nothing like taking the scenic route while vacationing in a new city, but the always-efficient GPS programs we navigate with simply plot the shortest route to reach a destination. But now there’s hope for the aesthetically oriented wayfarer: Researchers have designed an algorithm that charts the most beautiful route from point A to B.

Yahoo! researchers used crowd-sourced data to build a program that automatically identifies the most alluring pathways through a city. What’s more, th

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