Today, our time machine is going for a pit-stop on a sunny, Victorian Era beach in Atlantic City, where the ponies are aplenty, and the bathing costumes make the women look like layer cakes. Sure, contemporary eyes may see a bunch of prudes, but for folks in the 1800s, showing off your bloomers at the beach was quite a statement, especially in the throes of Women’s Suffrage. So pick up your parasol for some antiquated people watching… Continue reading »
Love is hiding in the small, quiet moments: cuddling in bed after a long day, passing out in front of the TV or even popping each other’s pimples. Continue reading »
Last week, we looked at a project from a Brazilian photographer who invited friends over and took their photos after one, two and three glasses of wine. That seemed like a fun exercise in shedding inhibitions. This week, we’re featuring a project from Trinidadian-born, New York City-based photographer Patrick Struys that was surely a lot more awkward for the people involved. Continue reading »
The Angel Moroni statue on the top of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ temple in Brigham City, Utah, is silhouetted by a solar eclipse, Thursday, October 23, 2014. (Photo by Eli Lucero/AP Photo/The Herald Journal)
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A boy walks past a piece of new graffiti street art, claimed to be by the secretive underground guerilla artist Banksy, which appeared on the side of a house in Cheltenham this weekend, on April 14, 2014 in Gloucestershire, England. The artwork, which shows three stencil figures listening into a conversation in an existing telephone box, is just a few miles away from Government Communications Headquaters (GCHQ), which is responsible for providing intelligence and information assurance to the British Government and Armed Forces. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
Candidates taking part in a World Record TV watching contest in the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision in Hilversum, The Netherlands, on September 29. The winner will get a trip to Los Angeles. (Freek Van Asperen / EPA) Continue reading »
The MTA’s Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is home to a pair of Peregrine Falcons and their chicks. The Verrazano and the Throgs Neck Bridge were the first two NYC nesting places for Peregrines, which were listed as endangered in the 1980s. Credit: Patrick Cashin/Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Click to zoom.