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Traveling From England to New York . . . Via Ocean Liner

As the <i>Queen Mary 2</i> pushes off from Southampton into the English Channel, a band plays “New York, New York” and passengers gingerly dance on the deck, careful not to splash Champagne down their coats. Beyond the starboard rail, the pale cliffs of the Isle of Wight are sliding past at 17 knots. The …

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Never Built New York is a fascinating look at the wild ideas on the city’s cutting room floor

The Queens Museum’s Never Built New York is a fascinating look at all the wild ideas on the city’s cutting room floor<p>What’s the going price for a one-bedroom nestled into an elbow in the struts of the Manhattan Bridge? We’ll never know, and that’s probably for the best, but a new exhibit at the …

Watch Plants Consume New York in This Beautiful Short Film ‘Wrapped'

“Wrapped,” a visual effects-driven short film by Roman Kälin, Falko Paeper and Florian Wittmann, flips on the FX switch and gets to work pumping out …

6 Creepy Abandoned Mansions From Around the World

<b>Credit: Alexander Synaptic / Flickr</b><p><i>By: Kaitlyn Johnston</i><p>These grand estates once played host to the wealthiest of families. Now, they house dark memories, crumbling architecture - and maybe even ghosts. Watch your step as we venture inside 6 abandoned mansions from around the world.<p><b>1. THE MUDHOUSE</b> …

21 Photos of Creepy Abandoned Texas Homes

Everything's more ruined in Texas.<p>Texas has its fair share of glorified horror stories.<p>From the Texas Chainsaw massacre to The Donkey Lady to La Llorona, there are not many urban legends that Texans haven't heard.<p>But perhaps the real terror lies within the hundreds of small towns that are scattered …

Urban Legends

The Original, Real-Life Dystopian Cityscape of Kowloon Walled City, and the Artwork It Inspired

KWC residents who saw Blade Runner probably wondered, "How did they get permission to shoot in here?"<p>Kowloon Walled City was a crazy social …

Meet the World’s First Skyscraper. The Eight of Them.

If you want to know what was the first skyscraper, all you need to do is travel back in skyscraper history and the last building you find is the …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Watch New York Subway Trains Run Their Routes in Real Time

LiveTrain NYC maps eight lines using actual train location data.<p>Like every New York commuter, Michael Prude sometimes finds himself wondering where exactly the next subway train is, and not in those words. While most of us stop our curiosity there, Prude took his interest to the next level, …

Vintage Travel Documentary Offers a Tour of Postwar Chicago

Stop whatever you're working on at the moment and spend the next ten minutes exploring downtown <b>Chicago as it was in 1948</b>. Produced by MGM Studios, this short film is one of many of the <i>TravelTalks</i> films featuring James A. FitzPatrick that the studio made during the 1930s, '40s and early '50s. In …

Photo Essay: 25 Abandoned Houses From Across Ontario

With every passing year we are finding more and more abandoned houses along Ontario's back roads and farmlands. As cities grow and the need for …

The 13 most bizarre Soviet-era buildings that are still standing today

This is especially true in the former communist countries of Europe and Central Asia, where architects of the time designed some striking and frankly absurd structures before the Soviet era came to an end towards the end of the 20th century.<p>Many of these structures survived the fall of the Berlin …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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These Mega-Cruise Ships Look Like Small Cities From the Air

The stacks and stacks of cabin windows make today's ocean liners look gargantuan enough from the shore. But the view from directly above gigantic …

Darth Vader

Ten of the World’s Future Mega Projects in Just 30 Minutes

Where I live, The Netherlands, is a country that is well organized, its services are reliable, extremes of any kind a rarity, and its has a …

How we'll live in space, according to people in the 1970s

Concept art for<br>NASA space stations<p>Imagining life on the high frontier<p>In the 1970s, NASA held a series of summer schools to explore practical designs …

Space Science

220 Central Park South Might Have A $175M Penthouse

There are a lot of listings waiting in the wings to be part of <b>the nine-digit club</b>: the Woolworth Building's $110 million penthouse. 520 Park's $130 million penthouse. The Sony Building's $150 million penthouse. But the crown jewel of <b>220 Central Park South</b> may best them all. The Real Deal reports …

Real Estate

The Floorplan for 520 Park's $130 Million Triplex, Unveiled

Two mega-expensive condo towers on "Billionaire's Row" are neck-and-neck in the race to reveal all their secrets expensive innards. Today, 220 Central Park South unveiled pricing and floorplans, and now 6sqft has the same intel for 520 Park Avenue. They're both designed by limestone-living <b>Robert</b> …

Real Estate

evgeny kazantsev foresees the integration of technology in the real world

<b>evgeny kazantsev foresees the integration of future technology in the real world</b><br>image © bang! bang! illustration agency<br>all images courtesy of evgeny …

SkyscraperCity, seen through the eyes of a young kid

Buying seconds hand books online is so convenient these days that every once in a while you order something that’s not really worth reading. …

New York City

We Wish These Retrofuturistic Versions Of American Cities Had Come True

In the first half of the 20th century, artists came up with gorgeous designs for New York City, Columbus, Houston, and other American cities, …

Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age - Barbican exhibition review by Sean Sheehan | LensCulture

Stephen Shore, in describing his work, once spoke of ‘showing people what they were not seeing.’ In these deceptively simple words, we can find a rationale for photography’s status as an art form.<p>Shore is just one of the 18 photographers whose work is on show at London’s Barbican as part of the …

The Year in Music: A Guide to the 10 Best Albums of 2014

Many of the world’s biggest pop stars sat on the sidelines for 2014. Frank Ocean, Adele, Kanye West, and Rihanna all delayed their heavily anticipated albums into at least 2015. That left plenty of room for upstarts to make their marks. Nearly every person on this list is a truly fresh voice—the …

Watch London's historic skylines change – in pictures

Through fire and war, the skyline of London has morphed constantly over the centuries. As 230 towers prepare to trample into town, take a look back at an evolving city

Meet the World's First Amputee Pop Star, Viktoria Modesta

It was only a matter of time, but the first bionic pop star is here.<p>Viktoria Modesta, a British singer-songwriter, stars in the new music video …

christian de portzamparc adds one57 tower to the new york skyline

<b>christian de portzamparc adds one57 tower to the new york skyline</b><br>image © wade zimmerman<br>all images courtesy of agence christian de portzamparc</b> …

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The History of One World Trade Center in 22 Photos

Today, One World Trade Center—also known as the Freedom Tower—welcomes its first tenants. Here's a brief history of the tower, as told by the photos …

Skyscrapers

The Stunning Growth Of Shanghai In One GIF

In the last 100 years or so, Shanghai, the megacity on the eastern coast of China, has seen incredible economic, industrial, and population growth. While it has long been a large and important seaport, it wasn't until the 1990s that urbanization and expansion really exploded in Shanghai, turning it …