Alternate History Thursday: WAR!

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Is good for absolutely nothing.  The song was right about that.  But we’re not talking about that song, we’re talking about something that actually happened.* When we last left our heroes (or villains as some might call them), The Nation of New York had started a war with the United States of America (Minus New … Continued

Alternate History Thursday: Carriers

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The President was having nothing of what the city of New York was doing.  With their intent to secede, it was clear that a state of war was about to exist.  However, these were still Americans there, and he didn’t want them all to be punished for the crimes of a select few crazies.  As … Continued

Alternate History Thursday: Electricity Gone

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Things have quickly spiraled out of hand in the great city of New York.  Soon after the bridges were leveled, and the tunnels blown up, the Mayor of NYC officially declared his intention to secede from the State.  He wasn’t totally crazy, he wasn’t going to secede from the Union, only the State.  However, the Governor … Continued

Grand Central in 360°

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I think that 360° video will be the next big thing.  I’ve posted quite a few 360 videos in the last few months.  Well this year might be the time when consumer grade 360° video takes off.  Last month Samsung released the Gear 360 camera in Korea, they’ve been mum about when it will actually be … Continued

NYC through the eyes of Game Boy

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David Friedman has opened up the history books.  He’s unearthed pictures of NYC taken with his Game Boy Camera 14 years ago.  He’s documented 10 of them on his other site – Ironic Sans (which is a pretty ace website name, 2nd only to Deadly Computer I think).  Don’t worry if you only have dial … Continued

NYC Underwater

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Well, not really, but that’s a pretty impressive picture, especially since it was made 30 years ago, before photoshop.  There’s a couple of others, but that one by far is the best. {Planet Oddity | BLDGBLOG}

Manhattanhenge, July 2010

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Last night was the Manhattanhenge, the twice yearly event when the setting sun aligns perfectly with the cross streets of Manhattan.  It’s a unique event that is spectacular if you can catch it on the right block. We did alot of walking from 42nd, to 34th Sts, and 3rd Ave. to 8th Ave.  Ideally you … Continued