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Citi Bike BMX Riding

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Static Electric Balloon On Donald Trump Hair

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HD Video of The Spire Hoisted to Top 1 WTC

Some view from up there. We had seen some photos, but here is HD video of the spire being hoisted to the top of the new World Trade Center.

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WTC Spire Raised Into Place

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Blue Whale Exhibit Installation

Here is a photograph from the installation of the Blue Whale Exhibit at the Museum of Natural History, taken in 1969. I remember seeing this for the first time on a class trip, and being completely awed by the size … Continue reading

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NYC Unprepared For Sea Level Rise

With climate change in full gear, and the climate dice loaded for explosive weather events, it’s unnerving to read about how exposed New York City is to disaster, when, not if, a major storm surge hits home. Check out this … Continue reading

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RC Flying People Over NYC

Radio Controlled airplanes shaped like people were sent flying over New York City. Quite a spectacle.

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Empire State Building Antenna Repairs

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Swimming Pool Floating In NYC River

Dubbed +Pool, this Kickstarter project aims to build a floating swimming pool in a NYC river. The pool would use filtered river water. Check it out

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Population of Manhattan Peaked in 1910

Population of Manhattan by year, interestingly, population peaked in 1910 Year Inhabitants 1698 4,937 1703 4,375 1712 5,840 1723 7,248 1731 8,622 1737 10,664 1746 11,717 1749 13,294 1756 13,046 1771 21,863 1790 33,131 1800 60,489 1810 96,373 1820 123,706 … Continue reading

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