Have you ever wondered what navigation systems are good for? Finding the shortest or most effient way between two points?

If you have an Android smartphone and are using the onboard navigation system from Google you might think the actual purpose of this app is something different...

But let me tell you the whole story: I had to grab a parcel from a parcel shop I did not know so I fired up the navigation system and was quite puzzled that my destination should be over 7km away. Then I realized that the purpose of the Android Navigation has only one purpose: Finding the most peculiar way between two points.

Put your eyes on this masterpiece suggestes by my smartphone (click to enlarge)

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