Stupid calculations

From a new site called Stupid Calculations, here’s what an iPhone consisting of all the iPhone displays ever built would look like plopped down in the midst of Manhattan.

Stupid calculations

From a new site called Stupid Calculations, here’s what an iPhone consisting of all the iPhone displays ever built would look like plopped down in the midst of Manhattan.

Posted 1 year ago
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 DOT: Speeding the Leading Cause of NYC Traffic Deaths in 2012

Motor vehicle occupant deaths increased by 46 percent from 2011 to last year, NYC DOT said today, as the agency emphasized the need for automated enforcement with the release of 2012 traffic fatality counts.

DOT: Speeding the Leading Cause of NYC Traffic Deaths in 2012

Motor vehicle occupant deaths increased by 46 percent from 2011 to last year, NYC DOT said today, as the agency emphasized the need for automated enforcement with the release of 2012 traffic fatality counts.

Posted 1 year ago
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The evolution of NYC’s skyline, 1876-2013. Also see the evolution of NYC’s famous street grid.

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The evolution of NYC’s skyline, 1876-2013. Also see the evolution of NYC’s famous street grid.

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Who goes where
Where do students go versus people with senior/disabled passes? Where do 7-day pass users go versus 30-day pass users? We took a look to see what we would find. This is for from March 17-23, 2012.

Who goes where

Where do students go versus people with senior/disabled passes? Where do 7-day pass users go versus 30-day pass users? We took a look to see what we would find. This is for from March 17-23, 2012.
Posted 1 year ago
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Incredibly Intricate 2.5 Ton Carved Marble Manhattan

Yukata Sone received his formal training as an architect, but soon discovered that his penchant for fine details went far beyond merely designing life-size buildings. He began working in marble, carving impossibly detailed landscapes from the cold stone and creating fascinating little worlds.

Incredibly Intricate 2.5 Ton Carved Marble Manhattan

Yukata Sone received his formal training as an architect, but soon discovered that his penchant for fine details went far beyond merely designing life-size buildings. He began working in marble, carving impossibly detailed landscapes from the cold stone and creating fascinating little worlds.

Posted 2 years ago
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Then as Now — New York’s Shifting Ethnic Mosaic

A century ago, Israel Zangwill popularized the term in his play, “The Melting Pot.” New York has evolved into a greater crucible of race and ethnicity today than it was back then, but the city also remains very much a mosaic — a variegated montage of neighborhoods in which certain groups predominate.

Then as Now — New York’s Shifting Ethnic Mosaic

A century ago, Israel Zangwill popularized the term in his play, “The Melting Pot.” New York has evolved into a greater crucible of race and ethnicity today than it was back then, but the city also remains very much a mosaic — a variegated montage of neighborhoods in which certain groups predominate.

Posted 2 years ago
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In Low-Income Neighborhoods, Children Face Extra Risk From Traffic 

Children growing up in Manhattan’s low-income communities are at  significantly higher risk of being seriously injured or killed in  traffic than their neighbors in wealthier districts, a new study from  Transportation Alternatives finds [PDF]. Intersections near public housing appear to be particularly dangerous for children trying to cross the street.

In Low-Income Neighborhoods, Children Face Extra Risk From Traffic

Children growing up in Manhattan’s low-income communities are at significantly higher risk of being seriously injured or killed in traffic than their neighbors in wealthier districts, a new study from Transportation Alternatives finds [PDF]. Intersections near public housing appear to be particularly dangerous for children trying to cross the street.

Posted 2 years ago
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