In one of the latest installments of Banksy’s ‘Better Out Than In’ street art show in NY, a slaughterhouse truck has hit the streets of NY carrying a cargo of squealing and crying plush animals. The display is both playful and disturbing – the plush animals we know from our childhood seem to be crying and squealing because of their pending doom.
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Mark Weber has spent more than 30 years photographing the streets of New York. Although most of his photos deal with the darker side of life in the Big Apple, like poverty, violence, homelessness and the urban struggle, they also capture some of the more tender moments that make it all worth it.
Hospitals are rarely a pleasant experience, and even less so for the kids. The New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, however, managed to make it at least a little less stressful, by installing a pirate-themed CT scanner. When the time came to replace the old scan, the staff was primarily looking for one that would deliver a smaller dose of radiation, but ended up improving its design as well.
Taking a picture usually involves capturing a single moment, a motionless fragment of time. However, New York-based photographer Stephan Wilkes has managed to capture the passage of time in a single photograph. His “Day to Night” photo series explores the many changes that take place in Stehphan’s beloved city of New York as it transitions from day to night.
Atop One Main Street in Brooklyn, New York, an iconic clock tower was transformed into a stunning triplex penthouse, located in the trendy DUMBO (down under the Manhattan bridge overpass) neighborhood. The penthouse entered the market in 2009 as the most expensive condo in Brooklyn, listed for $25 million – till then, the most expensive apartment on record had cost a mere $11 million. The realtors, however, have been unsuccessful in selling the Clock Tower penthouse, and it’s now down to $18 million. Well, what are you waiting for?
Russian photographer Sergey Semenov shows you the NYC Central Park the way you’ve never seen it before. The amazing picture that won Semenov the best amateur award from the International Pano Awards, is stitched together from a bunch of 360-degree panoramic pictures, taken from a helicopter. The interactive version allows you to zoom in so much you can see every house around the park!
If you saw some people flying over New Your City lately, don’t worry, you are not crazy! To promote their new movie Chronicle, 20th Century Fox hired viral marketing agency Thinkmodo which flew three human shaped RC planes around Manhattan creating the illusion of people flying. I’m not sure how the people of NYC who saw the flying people actually felt, but judging from the video, it must have been pretty awesome. What do you think?