Two years ago, a class of UCLA undergrads pretty accurately predicted the the location where Osama Bin Laden was hiding out. The students, working under UCLA geography professors Thomas Gillespie and John Agnew, used geographical theories and GIS software to home in on the world's most wanted fugitive.
We've been thoroughly enjoying "Hollywood Teaches Geography," Joe Sabia's most recent feat of editing madness (video after the jump). Sabia has cut and pasted clips from 100 movies that mention the names of 114 countries. The video is awesome, but what's even more awesome is that Sabia is using collaborative annotations to find clips from the world's remaining countries. That means you can help him do it.[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3A4dykFsnlg&feature=player_embeddedVia Boing Boing.