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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.


Take A Tour Of New York's Guggenheim Museum From The Comfort Of Your Desk

If you’ve never been to Frank Lloyd Wright’s inspiring Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, now you can check it out from your computer.


It's Suprisingly Easy To Turn Off Niagara Falls

New York State Parks is holding a hearing this week about what might seem like a controversial topic: Whether or not to turn off Niagara Falls. This is a process called dewatering, and yes, it’s happened before.


NYC's New Public Wifi Is Obscenely Fast

Today, the first of New York City’s public, gigabit wifi hotspots opened to the public. I tried them, so take it from me: They’re insanely fast. How fast? Fast enough that Starbucks’ free internet is about to get killed.


New York City Is Even More Stunning When The Light Hits It

Video: New York is one of my favourite places in the world because of so many things. However in certain moments it can be a miserable place to live, as you wonder if it’s worth it to be packed on top of people and if the city is all a big scam. That’s why it’s nice to be reminded about how special the city can be. Jonathan J. Scott made this short film showing the light hitting New York City just right and it’s gorgeous.


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