Alternate History Thursday: Broadway

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It is the year 1999, the world is struggling to come up with a solution to the Y2k bug.  Similar to how speculation was in our existing reality, there were contrasting theories as to just how widespread the potential damage would be.  Exactly like our world, doomsdayers were preparing for the worst  This included governments, … 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