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Want To Know What Facebook Really Thinks Of Journalists? Here's What Happened When It Hired Some

Depending on whom you ask, Facebook is either the saviour or destroyer of journalism in our time. An estimated 600 million people see a news story on Facebook every week, and the social network’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has been transparent about his goal to monopolize digital news distribution. “When news is as fast as everything else on Facebook, people will naturally read a lot more news,” he said in a Q&A last year, adding that he wants Facebook Instant Articles to be the “primary news experience people have.”

Harlem Knight Fight Shows Off The Appeal Of The Armored Combat League

Video: In this short film, Harlem Knight Fight, Damion DiGrazia talks about a club that he joined: the New York chapter of the Armored Combat League, which looks like a sort of brutal medieval version of MMA fighting.

Famous New York Buildings Stranded In The Middle Of Nowhere Somehow Make More Sense

Sometime in the near future, eleven of New York City’s most famous landmarks have gone missing. Soon, they start to turn up in the some of the most desolate locations on the planet — perched high in a red rock mountain range, buried in a white sand desert — but no one knows why.

Being Above The Clouds In New York City Is A Magical Place

Video: New York City is a special place. In the morning, when the city wakes up. At night, when it doesn’t sleep. On the grid, in the park, next to the water, across the boroughs, in the bars, on the corners, it all adds up to the best city in the world. Here’s a great view of New York City, this time from above the clouds.

Antique Photos Were Used To Make This Convincing Footage That Looks 85 Years Old

Instead of rebuilding cities like New York, Boston, Detroit, and Washington, D.C. like a CG dinosaur, Alexey Zakharov used a technique where he sliced up antique photos and then carefully animated the various elements, like people, cars, and buildings, to give the appearance of actual moving footage.

There Are Over 20 Billion Pixels In The Largest Photo Of New York Ever Taken

Image Cache: The Big Apple feels even bigger through the lens of Jeffrey Martin’s full-frame 50MP camera. This magnificent 360-degree panoramic photo of New York he created was assembled from multiple handheld shots. The final image measures a staggering 203,200 by 101,600 pixels in size — or just over 20 gigapixels.

New York Judge Rules US Can't Force Apple To Help Unlock An iPhone 

On the eve of a Congressional hearing about the US Department of Justice’s fight with Apple over a locked iPhone, a Brooklyn judge has ruled that the DOJ cannot force Apple to assist in unlocking an iPhone in a separate New York drug case.

New York's Nuclear Power Plant Is Leaking, But You Shouldn't Freak Out

Buchanan New York’s Indian Point Energy Center, a three-unit reactor power plant, reported yesterday afternoon that radioactive tritium has been detected in groundwater testing wells near the facility.

Ambitious Kickstarter Wants To Sell You A Detailed Model Of The Entire Island Of Manhattan

A couple of New York-based architectural and design firms are Kickstarting what could be the ultimate souvenir of the city — next to those tiny Statue of Libertys you can find everywhere. Imagine hanging an incredibly detailed 3.6m long model of the entire island of Manhattan on your wall.

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