Christie Mahaffey

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The Death And Decay Of Detroit, As Seen From The Streets

Patton Street, NW Detroit<p>Feel like you can kind of see how this scene unfolded:<p>In the top photo, the tree is blocking the view of that yellow house …

How big is the universe … compared with a grain of sand? - video

Scientist praises socialist philosopher under attack from senator Joseph McCarthy in letters written in 1954<p>Published: 1 Mar 2013<p><b>Stephen Curry:</b> Wonders of Life is the amazing story of the physics of living things, but underneath there is a harder and more complex tale to tell<p>Published: 18 Feb …

Self-Sustaining Floating City is a Modern Day Noah’s Ark

This floating city is an innovative concept designed to function as a modern day <i>Noah's Ark</i>. The self-sustaining city was developed by Serbia-based Aleksandar Joksimovic and Jelena Nikolic as a means to support life–from humans and animals to fish, plants, and trees–in the case of an extreme natural …

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Disturbing video shows moment Florida deputy fatally shoots suspect<p>Serena Williams pulls out of Canadian tennis tournament<p>Severe weather batters both …

Seen From Space: Ice Covers 80 Percent of Great Lakes

Environment<p>A deep freeze has settled in over the Great Lakes this winter and a new image released by NASA shows the astonishing extent of the ice cover as seen from space.<p>NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of the lakes on the early afternoon of Feb. 19. At the time, 80.3 percent of the five …

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12 Vintage Passports Of The Rich And Famous

Everyone loves getting stamps in their passport, the more stamps the better! But your trusty travel companion might be an endangered species over the …

Acoustic Levitation of Small Objects

Japanese researchers demonstrate how to suspend and manipulate small particles using sound waves.

2013: The year in design

From battery-powered exoskeletons to buildings that melt cars, this year was a notable one for design.<p><b>More amazing image galleries of the year:</b><p>The year in weather<p>The year in space<p>The year in wildlife

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

Designer Creates 12 Surreal Shoes Representing 12 Exes

<b>“Jetsetter” Jessica</b> <i><br>12 Shoes for 12 Lovers</i> is a creative collection of sculptural footwear by New York-based Chilean designer Sebastian Errazuriz that is inspired by his past personal relationships. Each shoe boasts a unique design that reflects on a specific woman from his past. The twelve shoes …

Thousands turn out in Naples to protest over mafia pollution

Demonstrators protest against the illegal waste dumps that generate toxic fumes in the Italian city with local mafia held responsible<p>Thousands protested Saturday in Naples over illegal waste dumps blamed on the mafia that generate toxic fumes.<p>Between 30,000 and 100,000 people braved heavy rain for …

11 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Business

You’ll probably run out of money, but you’ll learn to accept yourself in the process<p><i>“A lot of people like to fool you and say that you’re not smart</i> …

Passport photographs of celebrities - in pictures

The passport photograph is the most universal and democratic form of portraiture ever invented. Everyone has to obey the same rules: eyes forward, no grinning. But, as these passports of the stars reveal, even the brutality of the photo booth cannot dim true glamour

10 Of The Quirkiest Hotels In The U.S., According To TripAdvisor

We've heard of our share of very unusual hotels, including prison hotels, a cruise ship resort, ice hotels, treehouse lodging, a gas station-turned-AirBnB, a "homeless" hotel, and even a morgue hotel. But a bed & breakfast in the shape of a giant beagle?! Yes, it exists -- here in the U.S.<p>Now …

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